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Coming Soon: Bluebeard's Dollhouse

“I believe that before all else I am a reasonable human being, just as you are –or, at all events, that I must try and become one.”Nora, A Doll’s House
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Bluebeard’s Dollhouse merges Charles Perrault’s murderous fairy tale Bluebeard with Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House to create a haunting, immersive theater event at the historic James J Hill House on Summit Ave in St Paul. Marriage, violence, and the power of secrets converge as this promenade-style production winds through the unique and intimate spaces of the Hill House. A murder-mystery unfolds using theater, dance, puppetry, and live music, taking you on a seductive journey through the suffocating marriage of Torvald and Nora, underscored by the brutality of Bluebeard’s murderous compulsion.

We'll draw you past the velvet ropes to give you a fresh look at a familiar St Paul landmark –luring you deep into the heart of the story and challenge you to think differently about historic space, the nature of love, and the quest for intimacy. We are thrilled to partner with the Minnesota Historical Society to bring Bluebeard’s Dollhouse to Twin Cities audiences!


Sep 30 - Oct 15, 2016

Two Shows every Friday & Saturday at 7:30 & 9:30pm each night

James J Hill House

Combustible Company is a tax-exempt 501c3 organization and registered non-profit in the State of Minnesota

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