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Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen - Please Note: All Performances now SOLD OUT

LunaSea

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Halifax, NS

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Preview - Oct. 31st   more info 1 hour before event starts CA$15.00 CA$1.82
Opening Gala - Nov 1st   more info 1 hour before event starts CA$35.00 CA$2.92
Regular   more info 1 hour before event starts CA$25.00 CA$2.37
Senior / Artsworker   more info 1 hour before event starts CA$20.00 CA$2.09
Student   more info 1 hour before event starts CA$15.00 CA$1.82

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Event Details

LunaSea Theatre presents Henrik Ibsen's "Ghosts"
  November 1 - 10  at The Local Council of Women's House (989 Inglis Street)

 Showtimes:

Wed         Oct. 30th -       PWYC! -  8pm
Thurs.      Oct. 31st -        Preview - 8pm
Fri.           Nov, 1st  -        Opening - 8pm
Sat           Nov  2nd - 2pm matinee SOLD OUT!!!
                                          8pm SOLD OUT!!!
Sun          Nov  3rd           2pm matinee SOLD OUT
                                          8pm -  PWYC!
Tues - Fri  Nov. 5th -8th - 8pm  Nov 5,6,7, 8, 9 are SOLD OUT
Sat           Nov 9th -          2 pm  SOLD OUT
                                          8 pm SOLD OUT
Sun          Nov 10th -        2 pm matinee - Closing mainee  SOLD OUT
             
*** Due to popular demand, a matinee has been added on Saturday , Nov 9th 2 pm

Following up on her re-imagining of Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard"  in January's world-premiere of Hannah Rittner's "Estate", director Mary-Colin Chisholm shifts Ibsen's Scandinavian classic to Edwardian era Halifax.  From the swirling colours and wild emotional  abandon of Chekhov to the tormented, tightly-laced world of  Ibsen, LunaSea explores these literary masterpieces from its uniquely feminist perspective.  When "Ghosts" was originally published in 1881, it was greeted with horror, disgust and censure, so much so that it wasn't produced until a year later and in Chicago of all places.  It was deemed sexually licentious, morally corrupt and "one of the filthiest things ever written in Scandinavia".  Over a hundred years later, LunaSea looks to the story of Helen and Oswald, Pastor Manders, Engstrand and Regina to examine how Ibsen's courageous tilting at the stifling constraints of social propriety continues to deliver its powerful assault on human hypocrisy .
  
To immerse the audience  in the world of the play, LunaSea has chosen to enact it in one of Halifax's most beloved architectural landmarks, the George Wright mansion on Inglis Street,  home to the Local Council of Women, Halifax.  This intimate setting and unique experience means seating is limited to 30.   

Starring  a stellar cast of  Martha Irving (The (Post) Mistress, The Glace Bay Miners' Museum), Naomi-Joy Blackhall-Butler (Sex and Violence, Forgive Me), Jeff Schwager (The Comedy of Errors, Intimate Apparel), Brian Heighton (White Rabbit, Red Rabbit, Bone Boy),
Lee J. Campbell (The Maritime Way of Life, Mesa).

With lighting by Leigh Ann Vardy, Set and Props by Tony Owen, Costumes by Emlyn Murray and Stage Management by Christian Murray
 
Wheelchair accessible.

Ticket prices: 
Opening        All tickets (incl. pre-show reception)   $35 
Preview         All tickets $15
Run:              Regular: $25
                     Seniors/ Artists: $20
Preview/Students: $15


                           


For more information please contact:
MAURALEA AUSTIN
(902) 868-1168
lunaseatheatrecompany@gmail.com
www.lunaseatheatre.ca
Have questions about Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen - Please Note: All Performances now SOLD OUT? Contact LunaSea

Where



Local Council of Women's House
989 Young Avenue
Halifax, NS B3H 2V9
Canada

Organizer

LunaSea

LunaSea Theatre is a not-for-profit company that has created an impressive body of work in its seven year existence. Comprised of award-winning theatre artists Martha Irving, Mary Colin Chisholm and Mauralea Austin, with new memebr Lita Llewellyn, the company focuses on artist-driven work that expands the theatrical experience of artist and audience, highlights the contributions and talents of women to theatre, and mentors young artists.

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