Det kom ein engel* (An Angel Came)

Premiére date9 Oct. 1998
Produced byTeater Vestland
Based onDet kom ein engel* (An Angel Came) by Vidar Sandem
AudienceAdults
LanguageNorwegian Nynorsk
ExpressionsTheatre
Running period9 Oct. 1998  
WebsiteSogn og Fjordane Teater

About Det kom ein engel* (An Angel Came)

Det kom ein engel* (An Angel Came) (1998) was a theatre production by Sogn og Fjordane Theatre (SoFT) based on a play by Vidar Sandem.

Det kom ein engel is about the Jølster painter Nikolai Astrup and his wife Engel.

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

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  • 9 Oct. 1998 - Worldwide premiere
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Press review

Bernt Kvalvik (1998, 22.10). Dansar med fargar (literally: Dancing with colours), Dag og Tid nr. 43:

"As for the acting, the most demanding with this piece is how often the expression changes. Soon there is biting realism, soon telepathic love dialogues with conjuring repetitions, soon pure and clear storytelling theatre. Literary Vidar Sandem has made a sound effort, considering how he has interwoven poetry and culture/historical background in these destinies.

But sometimes the distance between the expressions becomes too wide, or the transitions to sudden, and that is when the performance squeals a bit."

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