By Alexander Ahndoril
Translated by Elizabeth Clark Wessel
Directed by Alicia House
Cast: Lisa Bearpark, Arash Mokhtar*
*appearing courtesy of actors equity association
ABOUT THE PLAY
An extremely realistic and raw drama. Taking place on the birthday they shared (namely the 14th July) in the year 1961, at their cabin on the island of Torö, this is a harrowing close look at the love affair between Ingmar Bergman and his wife Käbi Laretei.
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT
Alexander Ahndoril was born 20 January, 1967 in Upplands Väsby, Stockholm. Alexander made his literary debut at the age of 22 and has since authored nine novels, twenty audio plays and stage plays and a libretto for the opera. Among his works that have gathered most attention is “The Director” (2006), a novel about Ingmar Bergman. It was nominated for several awards, including the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and has been translated into 11 languages. Together with his wife, Alexandra Coelho Ahndoril, Alexander writes under the pseudonym Lars Kepler, author of the “Joona Linna” series.
About the director
Alicia Dhyana House is a director, educator, curator, and private acting coach based in NYC. As a director, she has been described as a “creative visionary who puts the human condition front and center.” Ms. House has been invited to direct and teach around the world. M.F.A. Directing, Columbia University. aliciahouse.com
Presented by arrangement with Columbine Teaterförlag, Stockholm