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Stage Review

A ‘DollHouse’ that alters our vision

Mabou Mines holds mirror up to Ibsen

Kristopher Medina as Torvald and Maude Mitchell as Nora in “Mabou Mines DollHouse,’’ at the Cutler Majestic Theatre. Kristopher Medina as Torvald and Maude Mitchell as Nora in “Mabou Mines DollHouse,’’ at the Cutler Majestic Theatre. (stefano ruffo)
By Don Aucoin
Globe Staff / November 4, 2011

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There are few things more exhilarating than the work of a theatrical imagination operating at full throttle. That’s what is on display in “Mabou Mines DollHouse,’’ and that’s why you might briefly have the sensation of floating, rather than merely walking, as you leave the Cutler Majestic Theatre, where “DollHouse’’ is playing through Sunday. Directed by Lee Breuer and starring the astounding Maude Mitchell as Nora, “DollHouse’’ conjures an otherworldly aura by taking one of the most familiar settings in dramatic literature and transforming it into an actual dollhouse.

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MABOU MINES DOLLHOUSE

Conceived and directed by: Lee Breuer,

adapted from Henrik Ibsen”s “A Doll”s House”” by Breuer and Maude Mitchell.

Original music and collage of Edvard Grieg”s piano works assembled by Eve Beglarian.

Sets, Narelle Sissons. Lights, Mary Louise Geiger. Costumes, Meganne George. Sound, Edward Cosla. Puppetry, Jane Catherine Shaw. Choreography, Eamonn Farrell. Additional choreography, Erik Liberman.

Production by Mabou Mines. Presented by ArtsEmerson.

At: Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston,

through Sunday. Tickets: $25-$89. 617-824-8400, www.artsemerson.org