Saturday, September 11, 2010

Join us in Chicago in October

Nordic Spirit: A festival of new Nordic plays
October 7-10, 2010
North Park University, Chicago

Join us for a festival of script-in-hand staged readings of new Nordic plays from Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark in English translation. All five of these plays are being presented for the first time in North America!

Friday, October 8 at 7PM Sweden
Fem Gånger Gud (God Five Times)
by Jonas Hassen Khemiri

Saturday, October 9 at 2PM Denmark
Rødt og grønt (Red and Green)
by Astrid Saalbach
This play opened at Stockholm City Theatre in March 2010, followed by the premiere in April at The Royal National Theatre in Copenhagen.

Saturday, October 9 at 7PM Finland
by Leea Klemola
Ms. Klemola has been described as the avatar of Finnish theatre.

Sunday, October 10 at 2PM Norway
Verkeleg (Reality)
by Gyrid Axe Øvsteng
We're excited about this first time English translation by Sarah Cameron Sunde!

Sunday, October 10 at 7PM Iceland
by Bjarni Jónsson

Location: North Park University--Chicago
3225 W. Foster Ave
$10 per reading/ $25 for series (Students with ID--Free)
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