New Nordic Drama (NO/FO/DK/SE/IS/FI)
Experience the best within Nordic theater!
SEPTEMBER 18th 17:00
The performance will have English surtitles.
New Nordic Drama is a team of professional performing artists gathered to give the audience readings of the best Nordic plays.
Excerpts from six Nordic texts are presented as dramatized readings (6 x 30 minutes’ marathon). The ensemble exists of actors from the Nordic countries, directed by Ria Tórgarð (FO), Jens Albinus (DK) and Öllegård Cecilia Groundstroem (SE).
Norway: ”Visning” (The Showing) by Cecilie Løveid
Faroe Islands: ”Tóm Rúm” (Empty rooms) by Marjun Syderbø Kjelnæs
Denmark: ”Soli deo Gloria” by Peter Asmussen
Sweden: ”People respect me now” by Paula Stenström Öhman
Finland: ”Ihanat Ihmiset” (Lovely People) by Antti Hietala
Iceland: ”Segulsvið” (Magnetic fields) by Sigurð Pálsson
The aim is to present and unite playwrights and actors from the six Nordic countries. A jury from each country has chosen the best play written and staged during the period January 2014–December 2015.
Dramatikkens hus in partnership with the jury of Norwegian Ibsen Award has chosen ”Visning” (The Viewing) by Cecilie Løveid, winner of Norwegian Ibsen Award 2015.
Dramatikkens hus/Norwegian Center for New Playwriting is responsible for developing new dramatic text in Norway. Professional artists can apply for funding to write, use of dramaturg and resources towards workshops/readings.
Ria Tórgarð (FO), Jens Albinus (DK) og Öllegård Cecilia Groundstroem (SE).
Actors: Nicolaj Falck and Durita Dahl Andreassen (Faroe Islands), Hannes Óli Agustsson and Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir (Iceland), Brian Hjulmann Nielsen and Marina Bouras (Denmark), Hauk Heyerdahl and Anne Ryg (Norway), Henrik Hellström and Eva Melander (Sweden), Jussi Olavi Nikkilä and Lotta Emilia Kaihua (Finland).