Being Norwegian by David Greig

Theatre (drama, contemporary)

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  • Venue 13 - Venue 13
  • 11:55
  • Aug 24
  • 40 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Restriction)
  • Country: Germany
  • Group: Entity Theatre e.V.
  • Warnings and additional info: Strong Language/Swearing
  • Accessibility:
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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

Sean expects a quiet night alone in the pub, but Lisa catches his eye. As for Lisa, she's seen Sean before. She can't quite put her finger on it, but there's definitely something about him. After inviting her back to his flat, Sean begins to regret it... he's hardly got any furniture and can't find anything to drink. Lisa doesn't mind though, the view from the window reminds her of home. Where is Lisa from? Why is Sean's stuff in boxes? Will they find the connection they both long for? Join them and find out.

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Elif Bilge Kavun 96 days ago

Very good play, great show, amazing actors! I had a wonderful time!

Nancy Kubasek 99 days ago

A wonderful story of the thoughtful, open Nordic Way and its calm embrace of human intimacy. The actors are believable and adorable. As I left I was enchanted by the Scandinavian ability to create warmth and empathy in frigid terrain.

Sean Davis 108 days ago

Being Norwegian (***)
A woman proud of her Norwegian roots visits a shy man in his flat only to find him too conflicted to continue their romance. The story works because her Norwegian openness and conviction provides a potent counter to his Scottish guilt and sullenness. Their shared love of watching the city at night provides convincing evidence that they do indeed have somethings in common worth pursuing.

This was the 25th most enjoyable of the 43 shows I have seen so far this year. You may see my other three-sentence reviews, in order from most enjoyable to worst, at my non-commercial website: www.fringefan.com.


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FringeReview 107 days ago

Originally a Traverse Theatre piece, David Grieg’s writing shines here. It shows an acute sense of the two characters who do not fit any type of stereotype apart from the unloved and lonely. The awkwardness for Sean is drawn beautifully where he wants to be hospitable but wants to be...

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