Jessica Chastain Returns to Broadway with Amy Herzog’s Adaptation of “A Doll’s Home”


This yr’s Greatest Actress Oscar winner is heading to the stage: Jessica Chastain is returning to Broadway.  Deadline reviews that she’ll star as Nora Helmer in a “radical new manufacturing” of Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s Home” tailored by playwright Amy Herzog. 

 “A Doll’s Home” first premiered in 1879. The long-lasting play tells the story of a Norwegian housewife who turns into sad together with her marriage together with her domineering husband.

Extra particulars on the upcoming Broadway play, together with manufacturing dates, ticketing information, and extra forged are TBA.

Chastain emphasised that her “coronary heart harm” after witnessing the desolate state of the theater district in the course of the COVID-19 shutdown and this function would allow her to provide again to the business. “New York has been my residence for over 20 years and it’s immensely vital to me to handle this metropolis and assist my artist neighbors,” she defined. 

The actress and producer made her Broadway debut with in 2012 with “The Heiress,” Ruth and Augustus Goetz’s adaptation of Henry James’ novel “Washington Sq.,” the story of a rich girl who encounters a suitor who desires her for love, not her inheritance.

Chastain gained an Oscar this yr for “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” and beforehand scored nods for “Zero Darkish Thirty” and “The Assist.” Her newest movie, “The Good Nurse,” tells the story of a nurse who discovers that her colleague is murdering hospital sufferers. The drama launched on Netflix final month. The “Scenes from a Marriage” actress is returning to the small display screen with “George & Tammy,” a Showtime collection in regards to the relationship between nation stars Tammy Wynette and George Jones that’s set to to premiere December 4.

Herzog’s Off-Broadway dramatic comedy “4000 Miles” was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for Drama in 2013. The play follows a person who turns to his grandmother for assist after struggling an incredible loss.



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