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Here Arts Centre, 145 6th Ave, New York

June 28th – July 22nd

Louise, a young woman from rural Sweden, arrives in Paris at the height of the Belle Epoque. Swept up in all this magical world has to offer, she soon falls under the spell of the city’s most revered sculptor. Torn between liberation and tradition, fantasy and reality, Louise begins to question whether the life she has always known is really the life she wants to live.

Ducdame Ensemble presents the North American premiere of this Scandinavian classic: a semi-autobiographical play written by the real woman who inspired both Hedda Gabler and Miss Julie.

Selected by Playbill  as one of the “15 Shows Not to Miss Off-Broadway this July”

Named by TimeOut  as one of “The best Off-Off Broadway shows in NYC”


Written by Victoria Benedictsson

Translated by Tommy Lexen

Starring Michael J. Connolly, Claire Curtis-Ward, Matthew DeCapua, Paul Herbig, Ariana Karp, Jane May, Fiona Mongillo, and Nicholas Koy Santillo

Produced by Ducdame Ensemble