Students from the University of St. Thomas and St. Catherine University will present Henrik Ibsen's 1890 masterpiece, "Hedda Gabler," at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Nov. 18-21, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, in Frey Theater at St. Catherine, 2004 Randolph Ave.
Tickets are $5 for general admission and free to students, faculty and staff with ID from the Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities (St. Thomas, St. Catherine, Augsburg College, Macalester College and Hamline University). Seating is limited; reservations will be taken at The O'Shaughnessy Ticket Office at St. Catherine, (651) 690-6700.
"Hedda Gabler," which reveals bitter conflicts and thwarted desires beneath a woman's civilized façade, has become a classic of modern theater.
Cast and crew members include St. Thomas students Bradyce Edson, Mary Gustafson, Sam Kunz, Bob Pedersen, Monique Pratt and Franklin Wagner; St. Thomas theater alumnus Ben Byers-Ferrian '06; and St. Catherine students Heather Nordby and Emily Hanson (who has the title role).
Directing the UST-SCU production is Teresa Lyons Hegdahl, assistant professor in the Department of Music, Theater and Dance at St. Catherine.