The World is a Scandal

Premiére date25 Jan. 2019
Produced byHaugesund Theatre
Based onThe World is a Scandal by Agnes Ravatn
AudienceAdults
LanguageNorwegian
ExpressionsTheatre
Running period25 Jan. 2019  
DurationApproximately 1 hour, 30 minutes
WebsiteHaugesund Teater

About The World is a Scandal

The World is a Scandal (2019) was a theatre production by Haugesund Theatre, based on the book by the same title by Agnes Ravatn, in a theatrical adaption by Toril Solvang. The production opened at Stord Kulturhus, prior to being performed on tour.

Toril Solvang directed it.

The World is a Scandal visited Oslo during the festival Heddadagene 2019.

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    More about The World is a Scandal

    At the webpage of Haugesund Theatre the following, among other things, is written about The World is a Scandal:

    "After a hectic decade in the capital, Agnes Ravatn moves with her husband and baby from Frogner to the small Western Norwegian village Valevåg to calm down during her maternity leave. At a worn-down small farm with no internet, surrounded by forest, mountains and sheep, miles away from the cultural duck pond of Oslo, days go slowly by for the small family. Evenings are spent drinking wine and talking with the nearest neighbour, the friend and writer colleague Einar Økland. The World is a Scandal is about happiness, writing, simple life in the country and the search for the perfect crispbread."

    SOURCES:

    Haugesund Theatre, haugesundteater.no, 11.12.2018, https://haugesundteater.no/forestilling/verda-er-ein-skandale

    Import from the Scenekunst.no list of openings 11.12.2018

    Heddagene, www.heddadagene.no, 11.03.2019, https://www.heddadagene.no/program/verda-er-ein-skandale