Review: ‘A Doll’s House’ on Broadway with Jessica Chastain and Michael Patrick Thornton: It’s all in your head

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NEW YORK — Experiencing the fascinating new revival of Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House,” which reduces the iconic proto-feminist drama to its barest thematic essentials, is not unlike listening to a podcast. For anyone interested in Broadway trends, here is a remarkable example of how the rise of Audible and AirPods — and the huge popularity of stories playing in your ear — has made spectacle not only inessential but maybe even an unnecessary risk. Even on Broadway, which made its bones on frills and feathers. In fact, you could close your eyes for much of this show, which stars Jessica Chastai…

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