An Enemy of the People

by Henrik Ibsen
a new adaptation by Brad Birch
directed by Lyndsey Turner

Overview

A psychological thriller

An Enemy of the People follows Tom Stockmann, a geologist who discovers dangerous water pollution in the Springs, a highly anticipated resort that recently opened in his Norwegian town. In Tom’s mind, the path to a solution is clear: inform the public and close the resort to prevent a crisis. But gradually, he comes under fire – from his brother (the town’s mayor), to the press, to his neighbors and his own family – for wanting to publicize a problem that threatens to destroy the town’s economy and reputation. With ripped-from-the-headlines relevance, this high-intensity drama is a powerful investigation of ambition, integrity and the price we pay for truth.

Location

McGuire Proscenium Stage

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Run Time

1 hour and 40 minutes, no intermission

Content Advisory

This production contains fog and strong language. For more information, please call our Box Office. 

Accessibility

ASL, Audio Described and Open Captioned performances are available on select dates.

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Ticket Prices

Preview performances start at $15 (April 28 - May 3). 
Regular performances $29 - $77.

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Feature

Why is a play written 136 years ago currently popping up at theaters across the country?

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Artists

Artists

Sarah Agnew

Kate Stockman

Christian Bardin

Petra Stockman

Billy Carter

Tom Stockmann

Ricardo Chavira

Peter Stockmann

J. C. Cutler

Aslaksen

Zachary Fine

Morten Kiil

Zarif Kabier

Billing

Mo Perry

Hovstad

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Creative

Joseph Haj

Artistic Director

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Henrik Ibsen

Playwright

Brad Birch

Adapter

Lyndsey Turner

Director

Merle Hensel

Scenic Designer

Brenda Abbandandolo

Costume Designer

Jane Cox

Lighting Designer

Broken Chord

Original Music & Sound Design

Carla Steen

Dramaturg

Jill Walmsley Zager

Vocal Coach

Tree O'Halloran

Stage Manager

Jason Clusman

Assistant Stage Manager

Taous Claire Khazem

Assistant Director

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