Ellida, the lighthouse keeper’s daughter, is trapped in her marriage and longs for the sea. When a former lover returns from years of absence, she is forced to decide between freedom and the new life she has made for herself.
Donmar Associate Kwame Kwei-Armah directs Elinor Cook’s new version of Ibsen’s masterpiece The Lady from the Sea, Ibsen’s moving play about duty and self-determination following the Olivier Award-nominated One Night in Miami….
Starring Nikki Amuka-Bird (Small Island) who was nominated for a BAFTA Television Award for NW and returns to the Donmar as Ellida.
12 October 2017 – 2 December 2017
THE LADY FROM THE SEA
By Henrik Ibsen in a new version by Elinor Cook