Master at work: John Turturro at BAM

His character may be wrapped up in illusory aspirations, but John Turturro remains grounded in his performance at a play at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Turturro stars as an ambitious architect in the Henry Ibsen play “The Master Builder,” one of BAM’s theatrical highlights this spring. During an artist talk with Turturro and director, Andrei Belgrader, Belgrader described the drama of the play.

Continued on The Brooklyn Paper.

Photo © Stephanie Berger.

Photo © Stephanie Berger.

Down to earth: John Turturro plays Halvard Solness, an ambitious architect who is brought to his knees by the child-temptress, Hilde Wangel (Wrenn Schmidt).

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