Bergen International Festival 2015 English catalogue - Page 24

024 BE RGE N INTE RN AT I ON AL FE STIVAL 2015 Kafka feat. Röyksopp FEST I VI T I ES F E ST IV IT IE S B E RG E N IN T E RN AT ION A L F E ST IVA L 2 01 5 Harald Eia, Nadina Bouhlou, Thorbjørn Harr text adaptation Svein Berge, Torbjørn Brundtland musicians, composition Anders Mordal direction Dagny Drage Kleiva set design, costumes Torkel Skjærven lighting design Thorbjørn Harr, Jan Gunnar Røise actors 02 5 King Size Sponsored by DNB t World premiere D EN N AT I ONA LE S C EN E STO RE SC E NE DAT E/ T I M E Friday 29 May at 19:30 Saturday 30 May at 18:00 Sunday 31 May at 19:30 D U RAT IO N 1:20 L AN GUAGE Played in Norwegian, English text is available. OT H ER Talk (in Norwegian) with actors and musicians Sunday 31 May at 14:00 at the Bergen Public Library. Electronica duo Röyksopp make their stage debut with absurd Kafka comedy. Did you know that Franz Kafka and his friends split their sides laughing when he read aloud from The Trial? Norwegian actors Thorbjørn Harr and Jan Gunnar Røise have immersed themselves in Kafka's humorous sides, and present a new performance together with international electronica stars Röyksopp. A selection of Kafka's texts has been adapted for the performance, which explores numerous characters and stories from his career as a writer. The texts and a score of original songs lead us into