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IVP 2016 Norway

  • Victory Gardens Theater 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60614 (map)

The Returning

Country - Norway

Playwright - Fredrik Brattberg

Translator - Henning Hegland

Collaborators - Akvavit Theatre

Director - Breahan Pautsch

Synopsis -

In The Returning we meet a mother and a father grieving the loss of their son, Gustav, whom they assume to be dead. The funeral is breath-taking, where they have filled the coffin with tings reminding them of Gustav. After a while daily life returns. The parents manage to go on with their life. One day there is a knock on the door….


Earlier Event: April 12
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Later Event: April 19
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