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Andrew Upton has established himself as a writer for both stage and screen. His play The Hanging Man was commissioned by the Sydney Theatre Company (STC) and premiered at the Wharf Theatre in 2002. The STC’s 2004 production of Hedda Gabler, which starred Cate Blanchett in the title role, was Upton’s third major adaptation for the stage after his celebrated adaptations of Cyrano de Bergerac and Don Juan debuted with the STC in 1999 and 2001 respectively.

He wrote and directed the short film Bangers and has developed a number of feature screenplays.

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Hedda Gabler
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Hedda Gabler


Henrik Ibsen adapted by Andrew Upton

Hedda Gabler is a woman of spirit and guile, fighting to be more than someone's daughter and someone else's wife. But the seasons change, and her battles give way to an ominous composure as she prepares to transcend her imprisonment and determine her own fate.

Andrew Upton unravels the mystery of Ibsen's masterpiece and constructs a psychological thriller of cinematic intensity and power. His superb adaptation gives Australian readers a fresh and exciting insight into one of the great dramatic works of modern literature.

  •   Explore the production - In the Company of Actors website documents taking the STC production of the play to New York.
Cast : 3M, 4F
Currency Press | 978-0-86819-752-4 | PB