The Doctor

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About This Show

Having amazed Armory audiences with his adaptations of Aeschylus’s Oresteia (2022), Shakespeare’s Hamlet (2022), and Ibsen’s Enemy of the People (2021), visionary director and playwright Robert Icke returns with the North American premiere of this gripping moral thriller following lauded runs at London’s Almeida Theatre and in the West End. This scorching examination of our age, a striking re-imagining of the 1912 play Professor Bernhardi by Arthur Schnitzler, utilizes the lens of medical ethics to examine urgent questions of faith, identity, race, gender, privilege, and scientific rationality.

Olivier Award winner Juliet Stevenson stars as the doctor at the center of the drama where nothing is quite what — or who — it seems. A galvanizing piece of theater, the production serves as a stark health warning for an increasingly divided nation, where clashing views about the way we see ourselves and the world we live in today only magnify the complexities of life.

Show Details

Running Time: 2hr 45min (1 intermission)
Dates: First Preview: June 3, 2023 Opening Night: June 14, 2023 Final Performance: August 19, 2023
Location: Park Avenue Armory, New York City

643 Park Ave,

New York,

10065

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Theatermania Review

| | June 15, 2023
Robert Icke returns to Park Avenue Armory with his 2019 adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler’s Professor Bernhardi.

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