Manifesto 2083

Location Sort/Hvid
15.10.2012 - 14.11.2012
Monday-Friday 8 pm Saturday 5 pm
Language DK (UK sub)
Duration 90 min.
"une étonnante performance"  Le Monde
"Wir werden ihn nicht als Täter und Verbrecher zu sehen bekommen, sondern als Visionär, als den Theoretiker seiner eigenen Tat"  Die Zeit

Cast OLAF HØJGAARD Director and playwright CHRISTIAN LOLLIKE Concept CHRISTIAN LOLLIKE and OLAF HØJGAARD Text development CHRISTIAN LOLLIKE, OLAF HØJGAARD and TANJA DIERS Dramaturg TANJA DIERS Lighting Design MORTEN KOLBAK Sound Design RASMUS KREINER Set Design Consultant NICOLAI SPANGAA Costumes HANNE MØRUP Director’s Assistant CHRISTINE JUHL SØRENSEN Translation OLAF HØJGAARD and TANJA DIERS

Press release (PDF)
Press photos (ZIP)

What made Anders Behring Brevik – a young Norwegian man – put on a police uniform, set off a bomb in Oslo and sail out to the island Utøya on a quest to shoot as many politically active young people as possible? Before the terror attack Anders Breivik sent out a manifesto containing everything from racist propaganda, philosophical reflections and bomb manuals to interviews he conducted with himself together with diary entries.

On the basis of his manifesto the play examines why and how a seemingly well-functioning young Norwegian man could turn himself into one of the most deviating mass murderers and right-wing extremist of our time.

How does Anders Behring Breivik sees himself? What are his views on our society in which he and we live? Is he a part of a new far-right movement, or is he a deviating loner?

MANIFESTO 2083 received the Jury’s Special Award at Aarets Reumert 2013. Here, Christian Lollike also received the award as Playwright of the Year for MANIFESTO 2013 and two other plays.

Performances
10.09.2014 BASTARD 2014, Trondheim (NO).
01.09.2014 TEATERFESTIVALEN 2014, Borås Stadsteater (SE).
28.06.2014 NEUE STÜCKE AUS EUROPA FESTIVAL, Wiesbaden (DE), German premiere.
02.06.2014 FESTSPILLENE I BERGEN, Bergen (NO).
05.05.2013 CPH STAGE 2013, København (DK).
15.11.2013 DRAMATEN, Stockholm (SE), Swedish premiere.
21.10.2013 SORT/HVID (tidl. CaféTeatret), København (DK).
12.12.2012 TEATER NORDKRAFT, Aalborg (DK).
29.11.2012 KATAPULT, Aarhus (DK).
27.10.2012 DRAMATIKKENS HUS, Oslo (NO), Norwegian premiere.