• Charissa Martinkauppi

Över muren, under havet

On August 3rd rehearsals for ÖVER MUREN, UNDER HAVET (Over the wall, under the sea) commenced at Uusi Teatteri, a small Finnish language theatre in Stockholm. ÖVER MUREN, UNDER HAVET is a futuristic mini-musical that tells the story of three young musicians trying to survive in a world destroyed by global warming. The rehearsals are conducted in Swedish but a Finnish version of the play will be rehearsed after the Swedish version opens on the 26th September.

As you may know, Sweden has chosen a more relaxed way to address the pandemic with many theatres reopening for live performances this month. However, it is still strange to step into a rehearsal room after having been away from the theatre for so long and with the pandemic still very much going on. But working with a talented, dedicated and communicative team has made the process easy.

Find out more about the production here and here.

First read-through with the cast and creative team.

Rehearsing the music with composer Jonatan Eklund and cast members Malou Zilliacus, Linda Jokela and Kristiina Viiala

Costume designs by designer Erika Sjödin.

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