Pulverheksa og vennene hennes* (Powder Witch and her friends)

Pulverheksa og vennene hennes* (Powder Witch and her friends)* (2017) is a theatre production for children by The Norwegian Touring Theatre, based on Ingunn Aamodt's picture book series about Powder Witch. The theatrical adaptation is made by Tine Thomassen. The production combines puppetry and human acting. The premiere is to take place in Oslo, the tour premiere in Gjøvik.

Ivar Tindberg directs it.

Maj Britt Andersen plays the role of Powder Witch.

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

Information

(Objekt ID 67634)
Object type Production
Premiere March 29, 2017
Produced by The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based on Powder Witch Has Visitors by Ingunn Aamodt
Audience Children
Language Norwegian
Expressions Performance for children , Puppetry
Running period March 29, 2017  
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The Norwegian Touring Theatre's 2007 production of Powder Witch was the first theatre production based on the Powder Witch books.

Thomassen, Tindberg and Andersen all had the same functions in The Norwegian Touring Theatre's former Powder Witch productions, Powder Witch (2007, see link above) and Pulverheksa og julenissen* (Powder Witch and Father Christmas) (2009).

At the website of The Norwegian Touring Theatre, the following, among other things, is written about Pulverheksa og vennene hennes* (Powder Witch and her friends):

"Everyone is looking forward to the great ball at the dream prince. But… not all is as its usual in Powder Wood. The thief is angry at the police man and refuses to go on being a thief. And the police man is grumpy with the thief because he will be out of work if the thief stops thieving. None of them want to go to the ball if the other is going to be there. And the crocodile dreads winter, so he is wondering if he should move to Africa.

All of this makes the dream prince so sad, he no longer wants to be a dream prince. Besides, there is a huge, scary creature moving about in between the trees, leaving enormous footprints, and scaring everyone. What is happening in Powder Wood? Is the party off? Everything was so idyllic in the nicest Powder Wood in the world. Perhaps Powder Witch could help?"

SOURCES:

The Norwegian Touring Theatre, www.riksteatret.no, 03.11.2016, http://www.riksteatret.no/repertoar/pulverheksa-og-vennene-hennes/

Lillian Bikset's private archive, donated by Lillian Bikset, 03.11.2016

Ingunn Aamodt, 03.11.2016, https://ingunnaamodt.wordpress.com/pulverheksa/

Cappelen Damm Agency, catalogue 2011, https://issuu.com/cappelendamm/docs/barnekatalog_2011_agency

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

Performance dates
April 20, 2017Riksteatret – Tour Premiere
March 29, 2017Storegull – Worldwide premiere