Review: Spirited, sexy version of ‘Master Builder’

May 20, 2013 • Entertainment

This undated publicity image released by the Brooklyn Academy of Music shows Wrenn Schmidt, left, and John Turturro in a scene from Henrik Ibsen’s “The Master Builder,” currently performing at the BAM Harvey Theater in New York. (AP Photo/Brooklyn Academy of Music, Stephanie Berger)

NEW YORK (AP) — If you didn’t think Henrik Ibsen’s work was sexy and racy, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by BAM’s production of “The Master Builder,” which embraces a whole new interpretation of that classic 1892 tragedy.

At least the Freudian symbolism of tall towers, even taller church spires and ruined homes remains, and the basic story is intact, in the spirited production that opened Monday night at the BAM Harvey Login to read more

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