Wed, 12 May | Digital Festival Online Showcase

A Daughter’s Perspective

What happens after Nora exits A Doll’s House? George Beresford’s after play explores the effects of a mother leaving the family home and growing up in a Dad’s House.
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A Daughter’s Perspective

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12 May, 19:40 – 20:00 BST
Digital Festival Online Showcase

About the Event

The heavy sound of a door being slammed resounds through theatrical history and where Ibsen ends on an exit Beresford begins. As the aftershocks of Nora’s departure from the family home, her children and husband ripple across the decades  we see the impact of her decision on the life of her daughter Emmy.  Starring George Beresford as Nora and Torvald’s daughter Emmy, this production charts Emmy’s journey from childhood to adulthood, through the 1970s and 80s, as she embraces the future while the past holds her back.   As Emmy searches for her own identity and freedom she comes to know the truths of the father who raised her and the mother she lost. #afteradollshouse 

Created by George Beresford

Performed by George Beresford

Music 'Sad Emotional Piano' by DS Productions

About George Beresford

George is a third year student on the BA Performance for Stage and Screen at SHU. Her most recent work was a Covid inspired short film adaptation of Tangled and she recently played Helen in a student production of Zinne Harris’ Meet Me At Dawn. In tandem with her acting and short film work George writes original pieces for live performance as part of the regular Fresh Batch of Scratch zoom events, which she also co-organises. Facebook

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