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Final Days to See Ibsen’s Magical “Peer Gynt”

Photographer: Grace Finlayson '17

These are the final days to see the Department of Drama and Dance‘s production of Henrik Ibsen’s epic Peer Gynt, directed by Marta Rainer, through April 17, 2016, at the Joan and Donald Schaeffer Black Box Theater. Sweeping adventure, heartbreaking romance, madmen, trolls, and the Devil himself all make an appearance in Peer Gynt, about a lovable rogue (played by senior Jack Saleeby) who spends his life roaming around the world in an attempt to be somebody, anybody, except himself. Challenging the limits of theatrical convention, Peer Gynt is a feast for the eyes, the ears, and the heart.

Photographer: Grace Finlayson '17
Peer Gynt meets up with the Green Lady, the Troll King and others in his travels.

Hofstra’s Schaeffer Black Box Theater is located at the New Academic Building on Hofstra’s South Campus. Remaining show times for Peer Gynt are Thursday-Saturday, April 14 to 16, at 8 p.m.; and Sunday, April 17, at 2 p.m.

Members of the Hofstra community may receive up to two free tickets upon presentation of a current HofstraCard. Tickets are $10, $8 senior citizen (over 65) or matriculated non-Hofstra student with ID. For more information, visit or call the Hofstra Box Office at 516-463-6644 Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Tickets may also be purchased at HofstraTickets.com. If seats are available, tickets will also be available for purchase at the door starting 90 minutes prior to show time.

Top photo: Jack Saleeby as Peer Gynt. Photos by Grace Finlayson.

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