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Not Quite Getting Hedda

Written by Leonard Jacobs on . Posted in Posts, Theater

  Mary-Louise Parker, as Gabler, is picayune Something about Christopher Shinns adaptation of Hedda Gabler, the Henrik Ibsen play receiving a discordant revival by the Roundabout Theatre Company, is very 21st century stylistically.To the ear, the dialogue might seem 19th century, but notice the shorter sentences, the dollops of phrasing tighter than a tourniquet. And [&hellip
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