Playbill: Why Jessica Chastain Wanted a Female Playwright to Adapt A Doll’s House For Her

 “The reality is sometimes when you’re being oppressed, you’re participating in it, because you’re trying to find some sense of freedom within it. But we can also be brave enough to say, what if I just decide not to play this game? What if I risk someone not listening to me, someone not seeing me? Because now I’m going to show you who I really am. And that is very, very exciting to me—examining Nora from this modern lens of what a woman in today’s society is.” 

I spoke to Jessica Chastain and Amy Herzog about putting a female lens on A Doll’s House. Read the rest of the interview at Playbill.

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