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Full casting announced

Rose Theatre is thrilled to announce the full casting for the premiere of Shooting Hedda Gabler, a Rose Orginal Production in association with The Norwegian Ibsen Company.This is a brand new adaption of one of Ibsen’s most performed plays by Nina Segal,after Henrik Ibsen, directed by Jeff James. Antonia Thomas (The Good Doctor) leads a cast of six as Hedda, alongside one of Norway’s leading stage actors Christian Rubeck (Succession) and Avi Nash (Silo) who both appear for the first time on a British stage, playing Henrik and Ejlert.

Shooting Hedda Gabler opens at the Rose Theatre on 4 October, with previews from 29 September, playing until 21 October 2023.

Further creative team also announced today includes Rosanna Vize (Set Designer), Milla Clarke (Costume Designer), Hansjörg Schmidt (Lighting Designer), Kieran Lucas (Composer & Sound Designer), Ingrid Mackinnon (Intimacy & Movement Director), and Amy Crighton (Assistant Director).

Shooting Hedda Gabler is a radical and affectionate adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler, about doing whatever is necessary to get the shot. When offered the lead part in a Norwegian film adaptation of Hedda Gabler, an American actress seizes the opportunity to escape Hollywood - and gain some artistic credibility. She’s running away from her past as a child star, from her present as a tabloid punchline, and from an unfortunate collision between a self-driving Tesla and a member of the paparazzi. 

What awaits her in Norway is a film set where reality and fiction are blurred by Henrik, the brilliant and demanding director.  With every moment being filmed and with the arrival of one of her real-life exes, she becomes unmoored and paranoid. As the atmosphere on set becomes increasingly claustrophobic, Henrik becomes fixated on how to end the movie with a bang.

SHOOTING HEDDA GABLER: 29 September 2023 - 21 October 2023

Further Information & Tickets: Rose Theatre, Kingston, London