Med øynene lukket* (With eyes shut)

Med øynene lukket* (With eyes shut) (1994) was a theatre production by The Arctic Theatre. Med øynene lukket was a collage of classic and absurdist texts. The material was from Harold Pinter, Fernando Pessoa, Anton Chekhov, Hugo von Hofmannstahl, André Breton, Patrick Süsskind, Alfred Tennyson, Athol Fugard, Samuel Beckett, André Bjerke and Fyodor Dostoyevsky, plus quotes about love from the book of quotes called Godt sagt (literally: Well said), and excerpts from travel guides published by Politiken.

Eirik Nilssen Brøyn directed it.

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

Information

(Objekt ID 44380)
Object type Production
Premiere March 18, 1994
Produced by The Arctic Theatre
Audience Adults
Number of events 8
Language Norwegian
Expressions Theatre, Collage
Running period March 18, 1994  —  April 9, 1994
Website Hålogaland Teater

Requirements to venue

Blackout No
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Med øynene lukket* (With eyes shut) was the least visited production in the history of The Arctic Theatre. Nine performances were played, for a total of only 260 spectators.

SOURCES:

The Arctic Theatre, digitised performance program, transferred by The National Library of Norway 08.07.2014

The Arctic Theatre, ht.tr.no, 19.05.2014, http://ht.tr.no/index.php/theatre/showview?iShowID=95, 27.06.2017, http://halogalandteater.no/produksjon/med-oynene-lukket

Eilertsen, Jens Harald: Polare scener. Nordnorsk teaterhistorie 1971-2000 (literally: Arctic stages. Northern Norwegian theatre history 1971-2000), published by Orkana forlag 2005

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

Other participants
Performance dates
March 18, 1994 – Opening night
Press coverage