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Title

Mater Nexus

by Lene Therese Teigen.

Language
Norwegian (bokmål)
Written
2001
Format
stage
Target group
adults
Number of roles
9 women
Length
feature length

Synopsis

The big women´s play, - a personal, or rather nine personal stories about life. Characters: ALINA - New Mum, 25. ANNA -world famous violinist, 50. BERIT - chief of economy in an oil firm, 50. GURO -a convent novise and psychology student, 35. IRENE- teacher/ tourist guide, 39. LYDIA - A university lecturer in Russian Literature, 50. TORIL - boutique-owner, 45. VIVIAN - doctor, 40. Nine strong individuals bound together by different bonds - mothers, daughters, sisters, sisters-inlaw and childhood friends. The play´s first act present the nine women in their different environments. The other act is in Berit’s home. She brings them all together around her to tell them about her illness. And the conflicts that were established in act 1 grow and escalate, spring into new shoots, bloom and burst into a grand fresco of humanity’s modern relations. The play has been published as a book by Gulbakke Forlag 2004.

History

Premiered
2001
Producer
House of Stories - Det Åpne Teater
Director
Lene Therese Teigen
Starring
Marianne Krogh, Inger Heldal, Kristin Kajander, Ulrikke Greve, Liv Heløe, Marianne Ustvedt, Anitra Terese Eriksen, Hanne Lindbæk og Ine Jansen. Scenograf: Åse Hegrenes, Komponist: Sverre Indris Joner.
Other productions

2002 - Stockholm Stadsteater, direction Åsa Kalmér 2003 - Helsinki Stadsteater, direction Tytti Oittinen 2004 - Folkteatern i Göteborg, direction Marie Feldtman 2008 - Theater for You på Theater Haiuza, Tokyo Japan, direction Lene Therese Teigen

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Agent
Colombine Forlag(External homepage)
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