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International Voices Project: Norway - The Returning

When: Monday, April 18, 2016
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM  

Where: Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln, Chicago, IL 60614

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: John Paluch   847.491.8081

Group: Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)

Category: Academic


In The Returning we meet a mother and a father grieving the loss of their son, Gustav, whom they assume to be dead. The funeral is breath-taking, where they have filled the coffin with tings reminding them of Gustav. After a while daily life returns. The parents manage to go on with their life. One day there is a knock on the door….

Playwright - Fredrik Brattberg

Translator - Henning Hegland

Collaborators - Akvavit Theatre

Director - Breahan Pautsch

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