The Lady from the Sea

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Director: Lee F. Orchard
Location: Studio Theatre

Performances: Sept. 29 and Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 30, Oct. 1, 7, and 8 at 2 p.m.

About the Performance

Doctor Wangel is a doctor in a small town on the west coast of Norway. He has two daughters by his first marriage, Bolette and Hilde. After the death of his first wife, he married Ellida, who is much younger than he is. She is the daughter of a lighthouse-keeper, and has grown up where the fjord meets the open sea.

Ten years earlier Ellida had been engaged to a seaman. After murdering a captain he had to escape, but asked her to wait for him to come back and fetch her. When he returns after all these years to take her away with him, Dr. Wangel realizes that he must give Ellida the freedom to choose between staying with him or going away with the stranger.

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