”The ordinary, sober everyday life, that many like, feels to me like a continuous skiing accident where one is sliding on one’s naked ass down Holmekollen covered in sandpaper”
DET DER DRIKKER is a hard-hitting, wild-growing and hardcode humorous monologue about being trapped in alcohol abuse.
It is fiction, yet inspired by personal experience, written and performed by Olaf Højgaard, with direction consultation from Christian Lollike and Sigrid Johannesen. Højgaard and Lollike have worked together before on amongst other performances Manifest 2083 about Anders Behring Breivik – one of Danish theatres most debated performances ever.
DET DER DRIKKER goes right at the theme of alcoholism without any holding back. With both seriousness and laughter provoking, anarchistic storytelling the audience is brought behind the scenes of intoxication. The man on stage travels with the audience through the madness of addiction in many voices, colours and states of mind – from nerve wrecking, painful stand-up-craziness to feeling lost, helpless, and heartbroken. Everything is at stake for the man on stage.
The performance is about being trapped in addiction and self-destruction, but also about finding a way out and into a new way of living.