The Lady from the Sea

Drama - Revival

Circle in the Square Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 27, 1976
  • Opening Date: March 18, 1976
  • Closing Date: May 23, 1976
  • Previews: 23
  • Performances: 77

Playwright: Henrik Ibsen


The wife of a doctor moves to a small Norwegian town in the mountains, away from the seaside fjord where she grew up. When her former fiancé, a sailor, returns after a long absence, she is forced to choose between her former and her present life, in Henrik Ibsen's 1889 play.


Opening Night Cast

John Heffernan Professor Arnholm
Pat Hingle in The Lady from the Sea Pat Hingle Dr. Wangel
Vanessa Redgrave in The Lady from the Sea Vanessa Redgrave Ellida
Allison Argo Hilda
George Ede Ballested
Kimberly Farr Boletta
Richard Lynch Friman- Johnston
Kipp Osborne Lyngstrand
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Opening Night Production Credits

Henrik Ibsen Henrik Ibsen Writer
  Michael Meyer Translator
  Tony Richardson Director
  Rouben Ter-Arutunian Scenic Design
  Rouben Ter-Arutunian Costume Design
  Thomas R. Skelton Lighting Design
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Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Outstanding Performance Vanessa Redgrave Winner
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