Ivo van Hove’s reimagining of the Bergman classics is full of visual and interpretative ideas, but lacks overarching purpose.
Toneelgroep’s take on these classic screenplays retains all of the rawness of and cruelty of Bergman’s films.
Toneelgroep Amsterdam mixes a distinctive trademark blend of the classical and the innovative with its adaptation of Ingmar Bergman.
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