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20 May - 03 June 2020

Lazarus

by David Bowie & Enda Walsh

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Music Theatre
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​A different musical based on David Bowie’s creative universe.

​One of the last things David Bowie did before he left us was to collaborate with Irish dramatist Enda Walsh on the musical Lazarus, a production where the plot is inspired by Bowie’s film The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976). Lazarus creates a musical span between the film’s soundtrack and Bowie’s last album Blackstar, where we are treated to 18 of his finest compositions on the way. The result is a unique stage production, or, as Mona Levin described the premiere in Aftenposten newspaper earlier this year: “David Bowie’s Lazarus is not regular theatre, not a regular musical, not a regular anything.»

Lazarus premiered in New York in 2015, and has since been put on in London, Hamburg, and Wien, among other places. In Norway, the musical is presented by Det Norske Teatret, directed by Anders T. Andersen. On stage is a superbly skilled musical ensemble who moves you to your very core and an outstanding orchestra. Dagny Drage Kleiva and Olav Myrtvedt are responsible for scenography and costumes.

Information

Due to popular demand, a third performance has been added on Wednesday 27 May at 21:30.

Due to changes to the final stage format, additional seating has been added at the front of the stalls after initial sales start for the first two shows.

​Check out the Lazarus Spotify playlist here


Photo: Erik Berg. Photo, top: Gavin Evans

Venue

Duration

​2 h 10 min incl. interval

Tickets

  • Standard: 250/500/650 
  • Senior: 225/450/585 
  • Under 30/student: 190 
  • FiB Fordel until 11 March: 175/350/455 
  • FiB Fordel from 12 March: 200/400/520 
  • BT Fordel: 187/375/487

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Language

Performed in Norwegian and English.

Contributors

  • ​By David Bowie og Enda Walsh
  • Frode Grytten Norwegian translation
  • Anders T. Andersen director
  • Kleiva og Myrtvedt scenography, costume design
  • Torkel Skjærven lighting design
  • Boya Bøckman video design
  • Belinda Braza choreographer
  • Adrien Munden musical director
  • Svenn Erik Kristoffersen conductor
  • Marius Reksjø, Christian Svensson, Mats Grønner, Terje Kjørlaug, Kristoffer Kompen, Børge Are Halvorsen musicians

Produced by

​Det Norske Teatret

Supported by

​​H. Westfal-Larsen og Hustru Anna Westfal-Larsens Almennyttige Fond

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