Columbia School of the Arts presents Hedda Gabler | Directed by Rakesh Palisetty
Posted by: Official_Press_Release09:21 am EDT 10/12/21
By Henrik Ibsen
A New Adaptation by Diana Fathi & Rakesh Palisetty
Directed by Rakesh Palisetty
Columbia University School of the Arts is proud to present Rakesh Palisetty's (Columbia MFA Directing Candidate 2022) production of Hedda Gabler.
Hedda is bored. Trapped in the house and within herself, she has no escape. Forced to live out her fate without respite. Will she finally break free? In a new adaptation by Diana Fathi, and Rakesh Palisetty, Hedda Gabler explores the loneliness that sits deep within us.
Chris Martel, Riley Austin Scott, Kristina Szilagyi, and Isaiah Dodo-Williams.
Dramaturgs Diana Fathi and Zhe Pan, Co-Producers Sean Anthony Chia and Eva Wang, Production Stage Manager Emily Todt, Assistant Stage Manager Thea McRae , Company Manager Michael Lee, Composers & Sound Designers Jefferson McCarthy and Calvin Lu, Scenic Designer Michael Lewis, Costume & Props Designer Lukas Pirmin Wassman, Lighting Designer Betsy Chester.
Rakesh Palisetty's Directing Thesis will be presented at Lenfest Center for the Arts & a recording will become available on Five OHM.
LIVE PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
October 21 - 8:00 PM
October 22 - 8:00 PM
October 23- 2:00 PM
October 23 - 8:00 PM
October 24 - 2:00 PM
Click here for tickets.
RECORDED STREAM AVAILABLE
December 2-6, 2021
To gain access to the virtual production, you will need to create a
Five OHM account here.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Rakesh Palisetty is a theatre, film, and opera director from New Delhi, India. He is interested in reinterpreting and reimagining classical texts as well as writing and directing his own material.