SVANIR SKILJA EKKI

STAGE AND COSTUME DESIGN

Svanir skilja ekki has a dual meaning and translates  "Swans do not divorce" or "Swans do not understand".

 

"Women's average age of divorce is 39,2 years. 37% of couples who have been married for over 40 years are still in love and kiss 7 times a week and make love 99 days a year." 

 

A couple seek the advice of a psychologist because of their teenage son who refuses to take his hat off during dinner and hides spray cans under his bed. He has changes so much since he was five. The psychologist proposes a nontraditional therapy.

 

National Theatre of Iceland production 2014

 

Play by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

 

Director: Charlotte Böving and Benedikt Erlingsson

Choreographer: Melkorka Sigríður Magnúsdóttir

Lighting: Magnús Arnar Sigurðsson

Music: Ragnhildur Gísladóttir

Sound: Halldór Snær Bjarnason

 

Actors: Ólafía Hrönn Jónsdóttir, Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir and Baldur Trausti Hreinsson

 

Photos by Eddi