The daughter

"A play you might remember for the rest of your life"
Aftenposten – Read more
"Razor-sharp dissection of the modern family"
Dagsavisen – Read more
"... A powerful performance that lights the way and shows that form, content and critical thinking always go hand in hand"
Klassekampen – Read more

A woman and a man wake around the same time but stay in bed longer than they should, because the children are still asleep. Soon they’ll have breakfast, and set off to where they went camping last year. The oldest daughter has decided to stay home. Which is fine, because her mum has said she’d look in during the evening; at least she said she would. But what if she doesn’t turn up?

The Daughter is a tale of how everything can fall apart in one night, even when we all want the same thing.

The Daughter is part two of the pentalogy life, and premiered on February 23rd 2019 at The Norwegian Theatre. The play was nominated for the National Ibsen award of 2020.

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  • Script & direction
  • Sound design
  • Stage design, costumes
  • Lighting design
  • Dramaturg
    Ingrid Weme Nilsen
  • Casting, extras
    Celine Engebretsen Stella Casting
  • Photographer/video
    Kim Hiorthøy
  • Stage manager
    Erlend Stamnes
  • Production worker
    Gry Hege Espenes and Benedikte Karine Sandberg
  • Props
    Ada Hesjevoll
  • Mask
    Katja Langer
  • Costumes coordinator
    Tommy Olsson
  • Sound technician
    Audun Melbye
  • Light technician
    Aleksander Kolstad
  • Stage master
    Johan W. Schioldborg
  • Child sitter
    Bolek Aleksandersson
  • Production assistant
  • Decorations coordinator
    Laila My Ananiassen
  • Workshop coordinator
    Beate Madsen
  • Researcher
  • Assisting lights designer
    Kyrre Heldal Karlsen
  • Producer Goksøyr & Martens
  • Cast
    Julie Moe Sandø, Oddgeir Thune, Heidi Gjermundsen Broch, Tuva Holen, Benjamin Haug Hagen, Casper Falck - Løvås, Mathea Josefsen, Sarah Bjørnebye, Amalie Stuve, Lea Mathilde Skar - Myren, Elina Panea Berg, Hannah Haslie Westenvik, Falk Karevold, Michael Rajaji, Teodor Ødegaard Jacobsen, Jørgen Dalby, Karl Albrigtsen, Mathias Jonstang Hordvei, Live Rabo, Mikkel Moen and Isak Mokkelbost Gran.
  • Cast soundtrack
    Agnes Kittelsen, Kjersti Dalseide and Jon Bleikli Devik.

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