March 20, 2019

“Hedda is outside of time,” Jon Klein explains of his plot. “She speaks in a 2019 voice, making 2019 references that her fellow characters don’t understand, but she has become that awakened. She is able to talk to an audience in terms of things that are happening right now..."

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The idea came to Klein after years of teaching “Hedda Gabler” to students as “a masterpiece of dramatic structure,” he says. Eventually, something about his lessons nagged at him...

Read more at The Washington Post.

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