Originally banned from performance when first written in 1881, Henrik Ibsen's play Ghosts is set to intrigue and electrify Brisbane when it returns to the stage after a 30-year hiatus.
Acclaimed director, Michael Beh, has adapted this new production of Ibsen's classic so it remains a relevant, scorching view of the destructive nature of secrets and the social codes that bind them.
Helene Alving has been haunted by a life of deception. When Pastor Manders comes to discuss the business of building an orphanage to honour the memory of her late husband, the lies being to unravel. With the return of her beloved son, Oswald, from exile in Paris, Helene is determined to liberate them both from the taboos of their dark past. But will exorcising the memory of her famous, debauched husband lead to salvation?
This production by The Curators brings together a cast of talented Brisbane actors - Lisa Hickey, Tom Coyle and Patrick Shearer feature - alongside Warwick Comber and Lauren Roche.
The Curators are independent Brisbane based professional artists working together to create high quality productions - bringing new life to classical theatre.