Safari users if you experience issues with booking, please see help & assistance

Dance Of Death

Theatre

Written by
August Strindberg

Performed in Norwegian with English Surtitles

 

The National Theatre of Norway returns to The Coronet Theatre, following their sold-out production of Ibsen’s Little Eyolf, with August Strindberg’s savagely comic Dance of Death.

On a remote island off the coast of Sweden, Alice and Edgar are locked in a furiously dysfunctional marriage. As they hurtle towards their 25th wedding anniversary, their brutal sparring is interrupted by the arrival of a newcomer, and their insular existence begins to spiral out of control.

Marit Moum Aune (The Lady From the Sea) directs acclaimed Norwegian actors Pia Tjelta, Jon Øigarden and Thorbjørn Harr in a fiery new version of Strindberg’s classic, which delves into the primitive instincts that lie beneath human behaviour.

Cast

Alice
Pia Tjelta

Edgar
Jon Øigarden

Kurt
Thorbjørn Harr

CREATIVES

Director
Marit Moum Aune

Composer
Nils Petter Molvær

Set and Costume Designer
Even Børsum

Lighting Designer
Agnethe Tellefsen

Sound Designer
Bendik Toming

Hair and Makeup Design
Eva Sharp

Translation
Kjell Askildsen

Produced by
Nationaltheatret

Dance of Death is currently playing to sold out audiences at the National Theatre of Norway, here are reviews from the critically acclaimed production:

“Under Marit Moum Aune’s astute direction, comedy follows hard on the heels of despair.” – Vårt Land 

“Every single look and every single line is charged with an undercurrent of tension that fills the entire stage.” – Klassekampen 

“Perhaps its greatest strength is the intense stage presence of the three actors. The tension between them is electric at times.” – Scenekunst

Book tickets

Performances :

Tickets:

Concessions:

Running Time:

Age Guidance:

Performances :

Tickets:

Concessions:

Running Time:

Age Guidance:

Supported by: