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Hedda Gabler Tickets On Sale Today

One of theatre’s legendary female roles comes to St Andrews.

A product of renown Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, Hedda Gabler has long been considered a classic piece of theatre. The role of Hedda has captured the imagination of generations of directors of actors, which now includes St Andrews student theatre company Sonder Theatre.

Photo: Sonder Theatre

The selection follows Sonder’s history of choosing thought-provoking, challenging works. Hedda herself is a compelling yet complicated character, played in this performance by Mishia Leggatt. Tired of married life and possessing a proclivity for manipulation, she dominates every character in the play. Director Joanna Bowman describes the role as being one with “proper meat for a female actor,” something to properly sink one’s teeth into.

Hedda Gabler marks Sonder Theatre’s first production at the Byre Theatre. It is a story that “pushes the boundaries of love with catastrophic consequences,” and it will surely transfix St Andrean audiences as it has many before us.

Tickets are on sale now. 

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