Jeg tar din hånd i min* (I take your hand in mine)

Premiére date19 Oct. 2012
Produced byFabula
AudienceAdults
LanguageNorwegian
ExpressionsTheatre, Chamber play
Running period19 Oct. 2012  

About Jeg tar din hånd i min* (I take your hand in mine)

Jeg tar din hånd i min* (I take your hand in mine) (2012) is a production by Fabula. 

Jeg tar din hånd i min is based on love letters between Anton Chekhov and Olga Knipper.

The writer and playwright Anton Chekhov had close relations to many women, but actress Olga Knipper was who became his great love and his wife. They knew each other only for six years, and were married for four. Because of his tuberculosis they were forced to live apart for large periods of time during their short life together, he in Yalta by The Black Sea, she in Moscow, by the theatre. They wrote more than 400 letters for each other.

*Not yet translated into English. The title within parentheses is the Norwegian title's literal meaning.

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More about Jeg tar din hånd i min* (I take your hand in mine)

In Jeg tar din hånd i min* (I take your hand in mine) by Fabula the audience gets insight in two different artists in a time of change within the theatre.

Conflicts, jealousy, distance, illness and death hanging as a threat above them; that was what became their existence. Through writing letters they stayed in touch.

Jeg tar din hånd i min by Fabula was supported by: The Freedom of Expression Foundation Fritt Ord, The Fund for Performing Artists, The Audio Visual Fund.

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E-mail from Fabula, 16.10.2012

*Not yet translated into English. The title within parentheses is the Norwegian title's literal meaning.