News / 2. May 2017

MUST-SEES FOR NON-DANISH SPEAKERS

JOIN US FOR PLAYS, PERFORMANCES AND EVENTS AVAILABLE TO NON-DANISH SPEAKERS!

CPH STAGE 2017 is getting closer and closer, and this year we present more than 120 performances from all over Denmark and the world. CPH STAGE is a great opportunity to see what is happening in Danish performing arts, and even if you do not understand Danish, you still get the chance to experience a wide range of performing arts. This year around 35 performances are accessible to non-Danish speakers. Find them here.

To help you navigate in the programme and choose what to see, we have picked out a few of the performances for you. These includes nonverbal performances, plays in English and performances in Danish, which will be subtitled in English. So whatever you’re into or want to try; dance, contemporary drama, immersive performance art, reinterpreted classics – we’re sure we’ll have something to tempt you. Below you’ll find the collection of performances with descriptions and booking details – open your mind and get inspiration for your next theatrical experience!

Besides many performances, CPH STAGE also offers readings, seminars, a flea market, parties, debates and much more.

Welcome – We hope you will enjoy it!


THE BLIND POET

THIS YEAR’S OPENING PERFORMANCE

Celebrate CPH STAGE’s opening with us and see this year’s opening performance THE BLIND POET – a spectacular performance about history, poetry and culture.

Find out more about the performance here.

Venue: The Royal Danish Playhouse

All play times:
Wednesday 31st May, 7.00pm

Ticket Prices: Adult: 210 kr. / Group Discount 190 kr. / Youth Discount 130 kr.


Twelfth night, or what you will

shakespeare in a new, vivid framing

Twelfth Night, or What You Will
Mmmm. There’s emotional intoxication, repressed desire, gender play and desperate infatuation to be found in Shakespeare’s erotic comedy.

Venue: The Royal Danish Playhouse

All play times:
Thursday 08th June, 7.30pm
Friday 09th June, 3.00pm

Ticket Prices: 117-475 kr.


we who live backwards

a virtual reality performance about a syrian refugee

Like thousands of other fugitives, Marwan Arkawi fled from Syria to Sweden where he ended up seeking asylum. But Arkawi resists being just ‘another refugee’ , he wants to be an individual. Selected as a CPH STAGE 2017 highlight.

Venue: Sort/Hvid

All play times:
Wednesday 31st May 9.00pm
Thursday 01st June 9.00pm
Friday 02nd June 9.00pm
Saturday 03rd June 5.00pm
Sunday 04th June 3.00pm

Ticket Prices: Adult: 125 kr. / Group Discount 85 kr. / Youth Discount 55 kr.


 random

by The award-winning, internationally-touring theatre ensemble Livingstones Kabinet

A  musical performance about the disorderly nature of life. A witty collage with live music, choreography and visual imagery that celebrates a life we cannot control.

Venue: Dansehallerne

All play times:
Thursday 01st June, 6.00pm
Friday 02nd June, 4.00pm
Friday 02nd June, 8.00pm

Ticket Prices: Adult: 100 kr. / Youth Discount 60 kr.


shh!/HUSH!

by RaTaTam, Reykjavik’s 2017 Artistic Group of the Year

A documentary performance based on interviews with perpetrators, victims and family members who have experienced domestic violence. Selected as a CPH STAGE 2017 highlight.

Venue: Teater V, Prøvehallen

All play times:
Wednesday 31st May, 5.00pm
Thursday 01st June, 8.00pm

Ticket Prices: Adult: 140 kr. / Group Discount 100 kr. / Youth Discount 70 kr.


the society of lost souls

corpus challenges what ballet can be

With THE SOCIETY OF LOST SOULS choreographer Jo Strømgren finally provides the answer to the big question: What happens when life ends? Selected as a CPH STAGE 2017 highlight.

Venue: The Royal Danish Theatre – The Old Stage

All play times:
Friday 02nd June, 8.00pm
Saturday 03rd June, 8.00pm
Tuesday 06th June, 8.00pm
Wednesday 07th June, 8.00pm
Thursday 08th June, 8.00pm
Friday 09th June, 8.00pm
Saturday 10th June, 8.00pm

Ticket Prices: Adult: 200 kr. / Youth Discount 120 kr.


The Letter

a classic for all ages

THE LETTER has been performed over 1200 times, in 37 countries all over the world. Paolo Nani, alone on stage, brings a simple story to life, playing it in 15 different sparkling versions. The Highlights Committee has bestowed this year’s Honorary Award on Paolo Nani for his many years of dedication to the performing arts.

Venue: Østre Gasværk Teater

All play times:
Thursday 01st June, 4.00pm
Friday 02nd June, 4.00pm
Saturday 03rd June, 4.00pm
Sunday 04th June, 2.00pm
Sunday 04th June, 4.00pm
Monday 05th June, 4.00pm

Ticket Prices: 110 kr.


mungo park

danish drama in english about mungo park

The Adventures of Mungo Park, who travelled to Africa in 1796. Reaching into Europe’s colonial past and pulling it into the 21st century, director Martin Lyngbo has created a Hollywood epic on an empty stage to create a tragi-comedy of the Enlightenment.

Venue: Betty Nansen Teatret

All play times:
Friday 02nd June 8.00pm
Saturday 03rd June 8.00pm

Ticket Prices: 50-295 kr.


the body

experimenting work by rolf heim

A visual journey through the modern body; the young body, the hot body, the lazy body, the sick body and the old body. We will examine the (body’s) sensuality, sickness and sexuality.

Venue: Bådteatret

All play times:
Wednesday 31st May, 8.00pm
Thursday 01st June, 8.00pm
Friday 02nd June, 8.00pm
Saturday 03rd June, 5.00pm
Monday 05th June, 8.00pm
Tuesday 06th June, 8.00pm
Wednesday 07th June, 8.00pm
Thursday 08th June, 8.00pm
Friday 09th June, 8.00pm
Saturday 10th June, 5.00pm

Ticket Prices: Adult: 140 kr. / Group Discount 100 kr. / Youth Discount 70 kr.