MiNDFOOD season of
The Master Builder
By Henrik Ibsen. A new version by Colin McColl
11 JUN - 28 JUN 2020 — Drama
Auckland Theatre Company
ASB Waterfront Theatre
2 hours 5 minutes, including interval
Through talent and hard work, expert builder Halvard Solness has achieved no small measure of fame and fortune. But the unexpected return of Hilde Wangel to his life threatens to shake the foundations of his success.
A decade prior, Halvard promised a 13-year-old Hilde the world. Now, she’s here to collect. And while Hilde’s return stokes Halvard’s artistic ambitions, his burning passion and her deepest desires may consume everyone around them. Master dramatist Henrik Ibsen’s classic interrogates the costs of creativity, the perils of ambition, the complexities of gender power play and the madness of desire. The Master Builder has only gained potency since its debut in 1892 and stands as one of Ibsen’s most confronting and profound works.
"It weaves together the realistic, the mythical and the symbolism of the subconscious mind." - The Independent
"Haunting tale of ambition and desire." - Evening Standard
Thu 11 Jun 8:00 PM Preview
Fri 12 Jun 8:00 PM Preview
Sat 13 Jun 8:00 PM Opening Night
Tue 16 Jun 7:00 PM Youth Forum
Wed 17 Jun 7:00 PM
Thu 18 Jun 8:00 PM
Fri 19 Jun 8:00 PM
Sat 20 Jun 2:00 PM
Sat 20 Jun 8:00 PM
Sun 21 Jun 4:00 PM EAT/TALK/PLAY
Tue 23 Jun 7:00 PM
Wed 24 Jun 7:00 PM
Thu 25 Jun 8:00 PM
Fri 26 Jun 8:00 PM
Sat 27 Jun 2:00 PM
Sat 27 Jun 8:00 PM
Sun 28 Jun 4:00 PM
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Discover the world behind the curtain, find out what takes place in the rehearsal room at these behind-the-scenes talks with the director, designers, and cast of each show.
Auckland Theatre Company Studios
487 Dominion Rd, Mount Eden
Carpark & entry off Brixton Road
Monday, 25 May, 6:30pm
Join us before the performance to hear from a guest speaker and gain a deeper understanding of the context of the play you are about to see. Enjoy a drink and snack in the comfortable surroundings of the Villa Maria Gallery.
Sunday, 21 June, 2:45pm