Entropy was a theatre production by The National Theatre, produced in 2012, and based on a play by Christopher Nielsen.

Anders T. Andersen directed it.

Entropy is the second play in Nielsen's Staphylococcus Trilogy.


(Objekt ID 35992)
Object type Production
Premiere January 21, 2012
Produced by The National Theatre
In collaboration with Ibsen Theatre
Based on Entropy by Christopher Nielsen
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Expressions Theatre, Drama
Running period January 21, 2012  

Christopher Nielsen was nominated for The Norwegian Ibsen Award AKA The Ibsen Prize 2013 for Entropy

The jury gave the following reason:

"In Christopher Nielsen's Entropy we meet three drug addicts and one therapist in a treatment room. The process the four plan to go through cracks when a fourth drug addict is included in the group. In a luscious, surplus-filled and energetic language the playwright pokes fun with the well-meaning therapist society, and creates a number of absurd situations illuminating the chaos/entropy of human life. Nielsen aims to treat large themes in an unpretentious manner, without removing the danger. This way his dramas make their mark as a contribution to public debate and thus they also represent a suggestion for contemporary political theatre anno 2012. That is a rare thing."


Sceneweb on The Norwegian Ibsen Award AKA The Ibsen Prize, http://www.sceneweb.no/en/award/11725/The_Norwegian_Ibsen_Award_AKA_The_Ibsen_Prize

The National Theatre on Entropy, http://forest.nationaltheatret.no/Productions/Details/8e2c10a8-8818-4d5e-a582-1f28f1a398ab

Performance dates
2014 , New Plays from Europe – visiting performance
January 21, 2012Malersalen – Worldwide premiere