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Henrik Ibsen’s “An Enemy of the People” Explores the Whistleblower’s Dilemma in Depth at PRC

American dramatist and screenwriter Arthur Miller adapted Lars Nordenson’s translation of An Enemy of the People, Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s rebuttal play for his Ghosts, which was variously referred to as “abominable,” “revoltingly suggestive,” “malodorous,” “Maunderings of nookshotten Norwegians,” and more epithets of displeasure. Ibsen was more concerned with larger questions than syphilis and its… Read More ›

PlayMakers Repertory Company will stage "An Enemy of the People" on Feb. 25-March 15 in the Paul Green Theatre

Arthur Miller’s 1950 Adaptation of “An Enemy of the People” by Henrik Ibsen Is a Timely Topical Drama

Next up for PlayMakers Repertory Company is An Enemy of the People, American playwright Arthur Miller’s provocative and surprisingly timely 1950 adaptation of Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen’s incendiary drama about a reluctant whistleblower whose valiant efforts to warn his fellow citizens about a threat to their health result in his being branded as a pariah…. Read More ›