Hedda Gabler

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by Henrik Ibsen
translated from Norwegian by Paul Walsh
directed by Yury Urnov
Cutting Ball Theatre, 277 Taylor St, SF
JANUARY 19 – FEBRUARY 26, 2017

Coming January 2017, visionary director Yury Urnov returns to Cutting Ball, following his explosive 2014 production of Ubu Roi, to tackle one of Ibsen’s most revered plays and one of theater’s most riveting protagonists.

hedda-yury-52wYury Urnov, recently named one of American Theatre Magazine’s 7 Theater Workers You Should Know, is a US-based, Moscow-born director. Yury graduated from the Russian Academy of Theater Art (GITIS) in 2000 and has directed over 40 productions in his home country, Europe, and Africa. His recent directing credits in the US include Ubu Roi at Cutting Ball, award-winning Thr3e Zisters at Salvage Vanguard Theater in Austin, The Pillowman at Forum Theater in DC, Marie Antoinette, and You for Me for You at Woolly Mammoth Theater Company in DC, where he is a member. Yury also teaches at Towson University in Maryland.
hedda-britney-52wBritney Frazier (Hedda), is a Bay Area actor, director, playwright, and teaching artist who has worked at Cutting Ball, Campo Santo, Shotgun Players, Brava, Ubuntu Theater Project, Marin Theater Company, San Francisco International Arts Festival, and Berkeley Rep. As a teaching artist, Britney directs for Disney Theatrical NY and Bay Area Children's Theater as a part of their Disney Musicals in Schools Program. As a playwright, she has birthed three original plays – Obeah, Dysphoria, and Pressure High – and writes for the Playwright's Foundation's One Minute / Flash Play Festival. Most recently she performed with Campo Santo in H.O.M.E and the SF Playhouse in All of What You Love and None of What You Hate.