Á BOTNINUM

STAGE AND COSTUME DESIGN 

The classic play about a group of impoverished Russians living in a shelter is set in a modern setting.  The landlord rents out storage cages as living spaces.

 

The audience enters from the outside into a corridor of storage rooms and piles of junk.

 

 

you can watch a video of the performance here

 

The Iceland Academy of the Arts: Acting Department 2011

 

The Lower Depths by Maxim Gorki

Translation by Megas

 

Director: Rúnar Guðbrandsson

Lighting: Egill Ingibergsson

Music and soundBjörn Halldór Helgason

 

Actors: Hjörtur Jóhann Jónsson, Kolbeinn Arnbjörnsson, Olga Sonja Thorarensen, Ólöf Haraldsdóttir, Pétur Ármannsson, Saga Garðarsdóttir, Sara Margrét Nordahl, Sigurður Þór Óskarsson, Snorri Engilbertsson and Tinna Sverrisdóttir.

 

Photographs by Zeno Vaclavic