“Much ado About Nothing”

Culture school theatre students "Samovarongan" presents William Shakespeare romantic comedy piece; “Much ado About Nothing”, and as always in Samovarongans completely own version.

The performance is playing on the following days:

Tuesday 13th of March.
Wednesday 14th of March.
Thursday 15th of March.

Café from 17.30 all days.

NB: Ticket sales only at Samovarteateret – No reservations. Cash only.

"We are in Messina, Italy. Before: War. Now: Peace. Old friends reunite – Governor Leonato of Italy and prince Don Pedro og Spain.

With him there are brave soldiers and beautiful daughters, corny brothers and traitorous half-brothers.

Claudio loves Leonatos daughter Hero. Hero loves Claudio. Antonios daughter Beatrice on the other hand, has decided to never marry with any man, ever. But what happens when Benedick, her old flame, suddenly comes home from war?

Will Leonato and Antonio ever see their daughters happily married? Can love survive gossip and backstabbing, betrayal and unfaithfulness, is love truly greatest of all?"

There will be big emotions, drama and entanglements, secret plots, tratiors, friends and enemies – Almost anything can happen in Samovarongans variant of “Much Ado About Nothing”!

Welcome!

MEETING POINT

After 30 years of working with performing art and theatre in the Barents Region, Samovarteateret has developed a great network in the performing arts field in Russia. This have given us solid competence in how to create performances and projects across borders, languages, different cultures and competence.

Lost in the horizon

The performance is produced by Samovarteateret, in collaboration with the Karelian National Theatre, and with economical support from BarentsKult, The Norwegian Foreign Department and Samovarteateret.

Truth plays in Oslo

Samovarteateret had the honour of opening The Barents Dance Festival in Hammerfest 6.th of November, with our performance “Truth”.

De som tapte freden

19.th of October 2019 at 19:00, Samovarteateret has it's premiere on the brand new performance "De som tapte freden" in Kirkenes. The performance is also played 25.th and 27.th of October 2019. Also as school performances through DKS, and later on tour in Finnmark.

«Movement poetry»

Brave theatre students had a great performance on Wednesday 31.st of October, called «Movement poetry», outside in the city center of Kirkenes.

Theatre-Weekend in Kirkenes

Friday 4th, Saturday the 5th and Sunday 6th of may there will be a theatre weekend in Kirkenes – where theatre students Kirkenes and Tana Kulturskole are gathered together to get to know each other, play performances to each other and solve tasks together – and all in all cultivate their common interest for theatre, og to empower the theatre environment in East-Finnmark. This will be a fun, social theatre-weekend!

NRK TV are visiting Samovarteateret

At the moment, a production team from NRK (Norwegian television channel) are visiting Samovarteateret in Kirkenes, to prepare the live streaming of the television programme «Norge nå» (Norway now). The live streaming will take place tonight at 20:25 o’ clock, and the topic will be about Russia.

“Ellisif” on tour in Finnmark

Samovarteateret's performance "Ellisif Wessel - The Strong will" on tour in Finnmark (Alta, Vardø, Vadsø, Tana and Kirkenes), arranged by DKS Finnmark.

Laboratory of the movement

Samovarteateret’s dancer and choreographer Nikolay Shchetnev was in Arkhangelsk at 18th – 25th March 2018, leading a workshop about contact improvisation.

Truth

With the performance "Truth" director Bente S. Andersen and Samovarteateret have been inspired by Harold Pinter's "Nobel prize speech" from 2005; "Art, truth and politics".

The Witches

Culture school theatre students "Samovarongan" is playing "Witches" by Roald Dahl. It will be a showcase for the whole family, old and young.

“To be or not to be”

This weekend the oldest group at the theatre school had a course regarding Shakespeare with one of Norway’s most prominent experts on the subject, Tor-Inge Gullvåg.