Tag: Ibsen

Review: (the fall of) The Master Builder

Zinnie Harris’ reworking of the Ibsen classic The Master Builder is very much a play of two halves. One works, the other doesn’t. It has to be said that Ibsen’s original is unpromising material. First, there’s the mystery of what it’s about. Successful architect Halvard Solness is on the brink

Free theatre tickets: (the fall of) The Master Builder

Halvard Solness has arrived at the pinnacle of his career. He has just been awarded the prestigious Master Builder award, his beautiful wife still loves him, his beautiful secretary still flirts with him and Prince Charles is coming to open his new building tomorrow. Then a knock at the door