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2nd April 2024 – 6th April 2024

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“I DON’T EVEN KNOW ALWAYS WHAT SETS IT OFF BUT WHEN IT HAPPENS, I’M NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WHAT I SAY OR WHAT I DO.”

Experience a brand new version of Henrik Ibsen’s classic Hedda Gabler written by Here to There’s Artistic Director, Andrew Whittle.

Arriving home after a long honeymoon Hedda struggles with coming to terms with marriage to a man she married for what she hoped would be financial security, not love, and moving into a new home she and her new husband cannot afford.

Brought up in a sheltered environment by a single parent, Hedda has yearned for years to grasp life by the throat and enjoy herself. Instead, she feels trapped. Buried alive with years of tedious, intolerable life ahead of her. She plots to break that tedium by the manipulation of those close to her with consequences over thirty-six hours which even she had not foreseen…

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