A Doll’s House


May 16, 1928


Illini Theatre


This epochal drama of marriage and the individual portrays a controlling husband, Torvald Helmer, and his wife Nora, a submissive young woman who, when their idealized home life collapses, comes to the realization that she must finally close the door on her husband and children, and life in “a doll’s house” in order to find and live as her true self.

Author: Henrik Ibsen

Historian’s Corner

“A Doll’s House” was dedicated to Henrik Ibsen by the Community Players as their tribute to Henrik Ibsen”s one hundredth anniversary of his birth.