A Doll’s House, Part 2
performed January 24-February 3, 2019
By Lucas Hnath. Directed by Blake White.
Featuring Taylor Harvey, J. Richey Nash, Peggy Trecker White & Jenny Zmarzly
with Scenic Design by David Hartmann, Lighting Design by Terry Cermak, Sound Design by Christopher Wilson and Costume Design by Sarah McCarroll.
dramaturgy website: www.adollshousepart2.weebly.com
“I must decline the honor of being said to have worked for the Women’s Rights movement. I am not even sure what Women’s Rights are. To me it has been a question of human rights.” Henrik Ibsen
“A Doll’s House, Part 2,” a production of the Lean Ensemble, which opened Thursday evening at the Main Street Theatre, begins with a knocking on a door. The same door, as it turns out, which was dramatically and forcefully closed fifteen years earlier, when Nora Helmer, a ripping feminist, left her husband and children — and the security of her Norwegian home — to escape the stifling rules of society, gender inequality, and more to the point, her own rigid, suffocating marriage.
When J. Richey Nash picked up a baseball bat and stepped up to the plate in his indie film “Hitting the Cycle,” he was a natural. He’d already logged several seasons as an minor league outfielder for the Padres, Twins and White Sox. And he’d even done a stint as a pitcher/outfielder for Riccione Delfini, a baseball team in Italy, a job that took him to Venice, Rome and Milan. He hadn’t planned to be an actor.
READ FULL ARTICLE, HERE.