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Rosmersholm

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Frank McGuinness 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Henrik Ibsen 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from Henrik Ibsen's classic.

  • Setting

    Rosmersholm, home of the former clergyman, John Rosmer. One year after the suicide of Rosmer's wife, Beata.

  • Synopsis

    The political ambitions of the reform-minded John Rosmer are undermined by his relationship with the amoral young woman Rebekka,a friend of his late wife. Both have dark secrets behind them. Unable to deal with their past crimes, the consequences for the couple are inevitably tragic.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
John Rosmer Roger Lloyd Pack
Mrs. Helseth Heather Tobias
Rebekka West Suzanne Bertish
Kroll David Ryall
Ulrik Brendel Robert Eddison
Peder Mortensgaard Ken Drury
Production Team  
Director Sarah Pia Anderson
Designer Peter Glossop
Lighting Designer Paul Denby
Music by Mike Figgis

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Mel Kenyon, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London W1F 8GQ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email

    info@casarotto.co.uk

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Mel Kenyon, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London W1F 8GQ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email

    info@casarotto.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.