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De ti bud* (The Ten Commandments)

De ti bud* (The Ten Commandments)(1999) was a theatre production produced by Ibsen Theatre, based on texts from ten playwrights, each on one of the ten commandments of The Bible.

Among the playwrights were Kjell Askildsen, Agnar Mykle, Jon Fosse, Sverre Udnæs, Bjørg Vik, Tale Næss and Liv Heløe.

Yngve Sundvor directed it.

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

Information

(Objekt ID 32377)
Object type Production
Premiere September 25, 1999
Produced by Ibsen Theatre
In collaboration with The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based on Meanwhile the lights go down and everything becomes black by Jon Fosse; 5.10 by Liv Heløe; Møte by Kjell Askildsen; Løgnen by Sverre Udnæs; Løgnens nødvendighet eller du skal ikke lyve* (The necessity of lie or Thou shalt not lie) by Bjørg Vik; Du skal ikke begjære din nestes hus by Tale Næss
Audience Adults
Audience size 2911
Language Norwegian and Norwegian Nynorsk
Expressions Theatre, Drama, One-act Play
Running period September 25, 1999  
More

Ibsen Theatre won The Hedda Award 2000 in the open category for De ti bud* (The Ten Commandments).

The production represented the world premiere of Jon Fosse's Meanwhile the lights go down and everything becomes black. The text is written in response to the sixth commandment: "You shall not commit adultery".

Sources:

Dagbladet, www.dagbladet.no, 12.11.2012, http://www.dagbladet.no/kultur/1999/09/26/178332.html

Sceneweb on The Hedda Award 2000, www.sceneweb.no, 12.11.2012, http://www.sceneweb.no/en/awarding/23919/Heddaprisen_2000-2000

The book Teaterstykke 2 (literally: Theatrical Plays 2), Jon Fosse, Det Norske Samlaget (2001)

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

Performance dates
February 12, 2000Scene 3 (tidligere Prøvesalen) – visiting performance
February 11, 2000Scene 3 (tidligere Prøvesalen) – visiting performance
January 30, 2000Nøtterøy Kulturhus – Show
January 27, 2000Teaterhuset Munken, Larvik – Show
January 26, 2000Hovedscenen, Drammens teater
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– Show
January 25, 2000Hovedscenen, Drammens teater
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– Show
January 23, 2000Bakkenteigen kulturhus, Horten
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– Show
January 20, 2000Granvin kulturhus – Show
January 18, 2000Verdensteateret Rjukan kino – Show
January 13, 2000Notodden Teater – Tour Premiere
September 25, 1999Store scene, Festiviteten i Skien – Worldwide premiere