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Full casting for A Doll's House at The Duke of York's
Full casting has been announced for the Young Vic theatre production of A Doll's House, which transfers to the Duke of York's Theatre, opening 14 Aug 2013, following previews from 8 Aug - running to 26 Oct 2013.
Joining previously mentioned Hattie Morahan reprising her role of Nora Helmer and Dominic Rowan playing Torvald, along with Nick Fletcher (Nils Krogstad) and Steve Toussaint (Doctor Rank), are Caroline Martin (Kristine Linde), Leda Hodgson (Anna), Yolanda Kettle (Helene). The role of young Jon will be alternated by Shane Lyons-Cording, Lukas Rolfe and Jake Tuesley and the role of Ivar will be played by Leon Rolfe, Tommy Rodger and Harry Polden. The Helmers’ baby will be played by Julia Eliott Lockhart, Cary Elwood and Joseph Neville.
This production of A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen, with English language version by Simon Stephens from a literal translation by Charlotte Barslund, premiered at the Young Vic Theatre for short runs in July 2012 and March this year
It is directed by Carrie Cracknell, designed by Ian MacNeill with costumes by Gabrielle Dalton, lighting by Guy Hoare, music by Stuart Earl, sound by David McSeveney and choreography by Quinny Sacks. It is produced in the WEst End by The Young Vic, Mark Rubinstein, Gavin Kalin and Neil Laidlaw .
Nora's world seems ideal: beautiful children, elegant home, adoring husband. But her life is shot through with lies and delusion. When the truth bursts into the open, Nora is shocked to discover how radically her life has to change.