Ibsen

Politics: Entertainment, Government, or Both?

Guest post by David Hennessey, CWL Resident Ensemble Member “You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.”—former New York Governor Mario Cuomo, The New Republic, April 4, 1985 Early in Ibsen’s political satire, The League of Youth, Chamberlain Brattsberg, an established and powerful civic leader, is quite taken with the recent charismatic speech of Stensgaard, […]