제시카 차스테인 is making her Broadway comeback.
수요일에, 할리우드 리포터 reported that the Oscar-winning actress, 45, will star in an “upcoming modernized take” on Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s play A Doll’s House, set to be directed by Jamie Lloyd and written by playwright Amy Herzog.
A Doll’s House first premiered in 1879 at the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen, 덴마크, and follows the power imbalance between a man and his wife as she attempts to assert her own freedom, 콘센트에 따라.
에 의해 입수된 성명서에서 THR 수요일, Chastain wrote that the 코로나 19 감염병 세계적 유행 delayed initial rehearsals for the project — originally set to be staged in the West End in London — before they decided to bring the project to Broadway.
“When I sat down with the brilliant Jamie Lloyd five years ago to discuss a possible collaboration, I was over the moon when we decided on A Doll’s House,” Chastain wrote in a statement. “We were set to start rehearsals in London in April 2020, but little did we know what the world (and a pandemic) had in store for us.”
“While home in New York, walking around the empty theater district made my heart hurt,” 그녀는 덧붙였다. “New York has been my home for over 20 years and it’s immensely important to me to take care of this city and support my artist neighbors.”
차스테인, who most recently starred in the 넷플릭스 영화 The Good Nurse, wrote in the statement that she is excited to work with Lloyd and Herzog “in this city that formed me” as she returns to the stage in New York City.
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“I hope in the future to work in the West End, but for now I can’t wait to be together with all of the wonderful people of New York and my artistic community on Broadway,” 그녀는 덧붙였다.
A Doll’s House will make for Chastain’s second turn on the Broadway stage after she played Catherine Sloper in The Heiress ~에 2012.
The actress made her professional debut on the stage in 1998 in a TheaterWorks adaptation of 로미오와 줄리엣 and has appeared in on-stage productions such as a Los Angeles production of Oscar Wilde’s Salome ~에 2006 그리고 2009 adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Othello at New York City’s The Public Theatre, ~에 따르면 THR.