Ingmar Bergman

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AFTER THE REHEARSAL / PESONA (Toneelgroep Amsterdam): 2015 Fringe review 7.2

Ivo van Hove’s reimagining of the Bergman classics is full of visual and interpretative ideas, but lacks overarching purpose.

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AFTER THE REHEARSAL / PERSONA (Toneelgroep Amsterdam): 2015 Fringe review 7.1

Toneelgroep’s take on these classic screenplays retains all of the rawness of and cruelty of Bergman’s films.

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Living on the fringes: a survival guide for the avant-garde theater of Toneelgroep Amsterdam

Toneelgroep Amsterdam mixes a distinctive trademark blend of the classical and the innovative with its adaptation of Ingmar Bergman.

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NORA (DTC): A riveting production of a feminist classic

Ingmar Bergman’s 1981 stage adaptation of Ibsen’s A Doll’s House is pared-down, focused, and intense. By reducing Ibsen’s original lengthy script by nearly half, Bergman endows the 19th-century feminist milestone with a post-modern clarity and import.qD