the master builder

Master builder Solness (John Shepard) and Hilda (Hayley Nielsen) see eye-to-eye, but not clearly: Solness isn't wearing his reality specs.

‘The Master Builder’

The photographer has shot Hilda and Solness dreaming in black and white, though nothing about them is black-and-white simple. photo: John Altdorfer.

2) Here in America we dutifully recognize Henrik Ibsen as one of the all-time great playwrights, but most of us aren’t very familiar with his plays. After all, Ibsen (1828-1906) has been dead for a while, and he was a Norwegian who wrote in Danish (really), and we’ve had newer waves of writers who are equally dead or

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