Although it was written in 1882, Henrik Ibsen’s play An Enemy of the People still resonates today. Richard Thomas and Boyd Gaines, the stars of a new production of the play, join Ira Flatow to talk about the play’s themes of power and truth, and the role of whistle-blowers.
Richard Thomas is an actor who played Peter Stockmann in the 2012 Broadway production An Enemy of the People and an honorary chairman of the National Corporate Theatre Fund in New York, New York.
Boyd Gaines is an actor who played Thomas Stockmann in the 2012 Broadway production of An Enemy of the People in New York, New York.
David Shookhoff is an education director at the Manhattan Theatre Club in New York, New York.