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Performance: A Doll's House - Part 2

Overview

Fifteen years ago, 27-year-old Nora Helmer left her husband, her children, and her home. What becomes of her? According to A Doll's House, Part 2, for a long time she lives in an abandoned shack. She doesn't speak for two years, vowing to stay silent until her voice is no longer that of her husband's . . . or her father's. She then finds her true self. Her voice tells her that:

"Marriage is cruel, and it destroys women's lives"

She writes, under a pseudonym, a novel about a woman feeling oppressed, controlled, and betrayed in her marriage. She becomes a sensation, writing more books telling women to leave abusive marriages. But she is now in severe legal trouble. A judge has discovered her true identity. Unbeknownst to her, she is still married to Torvald.

It is now 15 years later; there's a knock at the door. Nora returns. She needs Torvald to file for divorce. This sequel, full of twists and turns, is powerful and highly entertaining, bathed in ache and humor

Part 1:  http://vortexabq.org/season.php?a=179&b=3

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