The Verdict: Critics Review West End Premiere of A Doll's House, Part Two | Playbill

The Verdict The Verdict: Critics Review West End Premiere of A Doll's House, Part Two

The Donmar Warehouse production, starring Noma Dumezweni, opened June 16.

Noma Dumezweni in A Dolls House Part 2 Marc Brenner

The reviews are in! The Donmar Warehouse production of Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2 officially opened June 16, following a preview period that began June 10. The run is scheduled to continue through August 6.

Directed by James Macdonald, the production stars Noma Dumezweni, Patricia Allison, Brían F. O’Byrne, and June Watson.

Read the reviews here.

Culture Whisperer (Holly O'Mahony)

London Theatre (Marianka Swain)

Official London Theatre (Harriet Hughes)

The Guardian (Miriam Gillinson)

The Independent (Jessie Thompson)

The Stage (Farah Najib)

The Times (Clive Davis)

Telegraph (Dominic Cavendish)

Theatre Weekly (Nicola Barrett)

TimeOut (Andrzej Lukowski)

WhatsOnStage (Sarah Crompton)

Playbill will continue to update this list as reviews come in.

Hnath's play picks up 15 years after Ibsen's original play. Nora has slammed the door on her marriage to pursue her own happiness and livelihood. Now, she returns to face the family she left behind—for reasons unknown to those she walked away from.

READ: How Lucas Hnath Wrote A Doll’s House, Part 2 Based on Someone Else’s Part One

The production is performed in the round. Featured on the creative team are designer Rae Smith, and lighting designer Asuza Ono.

Hnath's play made its Broadway premiere under the direction of Tony winner Sam Gold in 2017. The play, which served as Hnath's Broadway debut, was commissioned by South Coast Repertory.

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