John Gabriel Borkman

The Pearl Theatre Company
555 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Written in 1896 by Henrik Ibsen, "John Gabriel Borkman" is a structurally perfect play in that all of its pieces fit perfectly together. The twin sisters are equally desperate to restore what each has lost; husband and wife equally determined not to take the first step toward reconcilliation; father and son equally devoted to the pursuit of his dream and old friends equally addicted to a delusional self-image. Ibsen is exciting because he is undeniably honest in his portraits of human beings and how we behave. -jk

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