Living legend Robert Wilson directs
Internationally renowned American director Robert Wilson breathes new life into Norse mythology in this powerful collaboration with CocoRosie, Jon Fosse and Arvo Pärt. The heroic Edda poems and stories are transformed into dramatic dialogue by award-winning author Jon Fosse, one of Scandinavia’s most influential playwrights.
Music composed by CocoRosie, text by Jon Fosse and music by Arvo Pärt, transforms the Edda into a spectacular musical play brought to life by the vision of acclaimed director, Robert Wilson.
Robert Wilson is iconic in the theatre world with groundbreaking works spanning a career of nearly five decades. He gained worldwide recognition in 1976 for his production of Einstein on the Beach, a legendary collaboration with composer Philip Glass.
The performances are in Norwegian with Danish surtitles.
Concept: ROBERT WILSON
written by: JON FOSSE
Original Score composed by: COCOROSIE
music by: ARVO PÄRT
Director, stage and light design by: ROBERT WILSON
Cast: HENRIK RAFAELSEN, GJERTRUD JYNGE, SIGVE BØE, FRODE WINTHER, EIVIN NILSEN SALTHE, MARIANNE KROGH, PAUL-OTTAR HAGA, JOACHIM RAFAELSEN, OLA G. FURUSETH, RENATE REINSVE, TIRIL HEIDE-STEEN, JON BLEIKLIE DEVIK, WENCHE ELENA MEDBØE
Costumedesigner: JACQUES REYNAUD
CO-director: ANN-CHRISTIN ROMMEN
CO-designer, stage design: SERGE VON ARX
CO-designer, Light design: JOHN TORRES
DESIGNER of masks: MANU HALLIGAN
CO-designer, cOSTUME DESIGN: ALEXANDER DJURKOV HOTTER
DRAMATURG: CARL MORTEN AMUNDSEN
MUSIcal produer: VALGEIR SIGURDSSON
Assistant stage designer: MARI LB KAMSVAAG
Assistant director: DESIREE VAKSDAL
Assistant to the DRAMATURG: KRISTOFFER SPENDER