- 1992 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Revival
- 2006 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Revival
- 2005 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Revival
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The Question and Answer section for Hedda Gabler is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Hedda's character is condescending, rude, and manipulative. She marries to please society, but does little else for anyone outside of herself. Thus, her husband serves as little more than an escort, and her entertainments are found elsewhere....
I think that Hedda is manifesting how she feels inside. Despite the frenzied chaotic feeling Hedda also finds beauty in the dance as she finds beauty in her "beautiful death". Her dancing also represents her fragmented identities of daughter and...
Hedda is fighting against societal norms. I wouldn't say that her desire for individuality or questioning norms was rare during the setting, but her unwillingness to conform, and her unstable actions certainly point toward phychological problems....