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Bellman – a Swedish national poet

Tweet When talking about Vulgar Comedy I must, as a Swede, mention our national poet, the eighteen century poet: Carl Michael Bellman. He wrote much more than Vulgar Comedy, such as elegies and pastorals, but it is the Vulgar Comedy … Read the rest of this entry

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Stanislavsky’s system v/s Vulgar Comedy

Tweet We have to remember that Stanislavsky was a rich factory owner how did not need to make a living from his theatre. He was from the Russian upper classes who despised Vulgar Comedy. So we can count on that … Read the rest of this entry

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Millenieprojektet (The millennia project)

Tweet Opening 27/12-1999 Manus och regi – Micke Klingvall Zanni, Coviello – Micaela Gustavsson Signora – Anna Fredriksson Capitano – Jonas Larsson Charlatano – Lars Brinck Kostym – Elin Snarf Masker – Micke Klingvall & Marte Reitan Produktion – Cais-Mari … Read the rest of this entry

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Eviga Berg (Mighty Mountin)

Tweet Opening 17/3-2007 Director – Micke Klingvall Eviga Berg – Jens-Peter Jannes Koniko, Tusen År – Elin Tisell Mamman, Stora Bält, Kejsarröst – Daniel Rudholm Mormor, Lilla Körsbär – Maria af Klintberg Music – Jens-Peter Berlin Jannes Texts – Uje … Read the rest of this entry

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The Outlaw – Den Fredlöse (2011)

Tweet Opened 14/4-2011 Diretor – Micke Klingvall Valgerd – Michelle Nordlander Gunlöd – Anna Mamolo Gunnar, The Messenger, The Slave – Hanna Ek Orm – Tulle Montserrat Thorfinn –  Simon Tunna Hagström Text – August Strindberg Music – Anna Mamolo … Read the rest of this entry

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Low Comedy in Vulgar Comedy (Part 2)

Tweet But except from that about “the material-bodily lower” (See PART 1), Mikhail Bakhtin also states that common people at the time neither trusted seriousness nor people who were serious. They were a threat since the only ones that benefited … Read the rest of this entry

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Early religion

Tweet As an example of how religion and the relations between gods and the people (HERE I’ve written about the impact it made in Scandinavian theatre) has changed we can study the story about Noah and the deluge. The first … Read the rest of this entry

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Vulgar Comedy and its origins in Scandinavia (Part 4)

Tweet While the Danish Vikings went to England and France to raid and concur and the Norwegian Vikings colonized Iceland, Greenland and North America, the Swedes went east to make business, to form Russia and took jobs as in the … Read the rest of this entry

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Vulgar Comedy and its origins in Scandinavia (Part 2)

Tweet When society started to specialize and build hierarchies, this also refers to theatre. It is here we first see how court theatre mark off. The rites are no longer collective. The shaman, the priest or the king, who has … Read the rest of this entry

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Vulgar Comedy and its origins in Scandinavia (Part 1)

Tweet In Scandinavia we didn’t really have court or official theatre until Christianity was introduced, not even in its early, crude form. In order to prove that, I lean on research about early, international theatre and on theatre in a … Read the rest of this entry

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