Jon fosse someone is going to come
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Someone is Going to Come
You know: a threesome locked for eternity in jealous triangulation, an alienated figure on a bridge captured in a silent scream, and even perhaps the hint of a lascivious vampire-woman hovering, her tresses threatening to envelop and strangle her partner. I was reminded of how important it is for Washington to receive the bracing force of northern European writers, blowing in to enrich our theatrical landscape. The demand for greater multiculturalism recently has tended to favor voices drifting in from more equatorial climes. The Norwegian playwright Jon Fosse needs to be better known in our area. His plays have received over productions and have been translated into over 40 languages. His plays eschew that kind of naturalism and are more like poems or avant garde musical compositions punctuated by generous chasms of silence.
And sure enough, someone does come…. Fosse was born in Haugesund, Norway and currently lives in Bergen. He debuted in with the novel Raudt, svart Red, black. His first play, Og aldri skal vi skiljast , was performed and published in His works have been translated into more than forty languages.
So why has Britain never heard of Jon Fosse, asks Andrew Dickson. His first play, 's Someone Is Going to Come, centres on a couple.
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Jon Fosse meets me in the foyer of my Oslo hotel. It isn't every playwright who gets a hotel suite named after them, particularly when they're still breathing. But Fosse is no ordinary playwright. One of Norway's most famous writers, he is also perhaps Europe's most-performed living dramatist, translated into odd languages. In the circumstances, I say as we sit down in a nearby cafe, having your own hotel suite seems only right.