New Nordic Drama (NO/FO/DK/SE/IS/FI)

Experience the best within Nordic theater! 

By Cecilie Løveid, Marjun S. Kjelnæs, Peter Asmussen, Paula S. Öhman, Antti Hietala og Sigurð Pálsson. Photo: Husets Teater DK, 2016.

By Cecilie Løveid, Marjun S. Kjelnæs, Peter Asmussen, Paula S. Öhman, Antti Hietala og Sigurð Pálsson. Photo: Husets Teater DK, 2016.

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SEPTEMBER 18th 17:00
Dramatikkens hus

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.

 

DIRECTORS:
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).


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