Tagged: theater

«Elling» stuns in new stage production

The adaptation of the novel “Brødre i blodet” captivates audiences in Washington, D.C. Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. “Elling” was the Washington Stage Guild’s final play of the season, and the production was truly...

East of the Sun and West of the Moon

Looking Glass Theatre’s Norwegian folk tale turned play delights audiences of all ages in Brooklyn Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Perhaps you have seen the iconic Norwegian image of a beautiful young girl, hair cascading...

A Doll, once again, comes off the shelf

A Doll, once again, comes off the shelf Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House” is currently running at BAM with a stellar cast and production team Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Sparsely populated Norway remains surprisingly mighty...

“Mom’s Gift” gives on

Phil Olsen’s award-winning play to run two additional weeks due to popular demand Judith Gabriel Vinje Los Angeles “Mom’s Gift,” the hilarious and poignant award-winning play by Minnesotaborn Phil Olson, has been extended by...

Passing the hat for art

Ellen Snortland works to bring her one-woman show “Now That She’s Gone” to Scotland By Ellen Snortland My Norwegian-American community has already done so much for my solo show, “Now That She’s Gone.” Without...

Streetcar: Down and dirty from Down Under

Cate Blanchett stars under Liv Ullman’s direction in “Street Car Named Desire” By Victoria Hofmo Contributing Editor Placing “Streetcar Named Desire” at BAM’s Harvey Theater left little need for a set designer.   It was...

Director sees ‘Ghosts’ in new light

Nothing says summer theater like a dark Norwegian drama about terrible family secrets. Anders Cato has directed a long list of productions at Berkshire Theatre Festival, including last year’s “Waiting for Godot,’’ and he...

Welcome to Lona’s World

By Michael Soussan The Brooklyn Rail “Insecurity is an unavoidable part of life,” says Anna Gutto, whose new play opens April 17th at the 3LD Art & Technology Center in downtown Manhattan. “The question...