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.

Information

(Objekt ID 31899)
Object type Production
Premiere October 19, 2012
Produced by Fabula
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Expressions Theatre, Chamber play
Running period October 19, 2012  
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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.

Source:

E-mail from Fabula, 16.10.2012

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

Contributors
Name Role
Carol Rocamora – Script
Annabelle Rice – Direction
Hege Rimestad – Composition
Eva Dons – Music
Eva Dons – Actor (Hun)
Randolf Walderhaug – Actor (Han)
Hege Rimestad – Musician
Ulf Bjørklid – Consultant (Lys)
Performance dates
October 31, 2012Teatermuseet – Show
October 30, 2012Teatermuseet – Show
October 28, 2012Teatermuseet – Show
October 27, 2012Teatermuseet – Show
October 26, 2012Teatermuseet – Show
October 25, 2012Teatermuseet – Show
October 24, 2012Teatermuseet – Show
October 21, 2012 17:00 – Wergeland – Show
October 20, 2012 15:00 – Wergeland – Show
October 20, 2012 19:00 – Wergeland – Show
October 19, 2012 19:00 – Wergeland – National premiere, Norway