Hedda Gabler
Hedda Gabler
In a new adaptation by Diana Fathi and Rakesh Palisetty, Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler" explores the loneliness that sits deep within us.
Lenfest Center for the Arts
October 23, 2021 | 2:00 pm
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Performance details

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Lenfest Center for the Arts
615 West 129th Street
New York, NY 10027
(enter on 125th Street, west of Broadway)

About The Performance

Content Warning

This production includes violent action, nudity, and graphic portrayals of suicide. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Corrie Beth Shotwell, and more information about these moments can be shared with you.

Running Time

90 minutes, no intermission


Chris MartelRiley Austin ScottKristina Szilagyi, and Isaiah Dodo-Williams (student).

Production Team & Crew

Director Rakesh Palisetty (student)
Adaptated by Diana Fathi (student) and Rakesh Palisetty (student)
Dramaturgs Diana Fathi (student) and Zhe Pan (student)
Producers Sean Anthony Chia ‘21 and Eva Wang (student)
Company Manager Michael Lee (student)
Production Stage Manager Emily Todt ‘21
Assistant Stage Manager Thea McRae (student)
Scenic Designer Michael Lewis
Costume Designer Lukas Pirmin Wassman
Lighting Designer Betsy Chester
Sound Designers Jefferson McCarthy and Calvin Lu
Music Composers Calvin Lu and Jefferson McCarthy
Props Designer Lukas Pirmin Wassman

About the Artist

Rakesh Palisetty is a theatre, and film director from New Delhi, India. He is interested in reinterpreting and reimagining classical texts as well as writing and directing his own material.

Image: Courtesy of Lenfest Center for the Arts