Actors meets animations in spectacular visual design of The Wind on the Moon

By on January 5, 2017

January 21 is the premiere of The Wind on the Moon on Elverket. A family show from 7 years about sibling love and dreams of freedom in the shadow of the wars seriousness. A fairytale adventure about the need to be who you are, portrayed with the help of modern technology.

The sisters Dina and Dorinda have been taught that they must be kind and obedient, otherwise an evil wind from the moon blowing into their hearts. But all they do is perceived as mischief of the world. Their father has gone off to the country Bombardiet to help bombardierna to set aside its dictator and when he is captured the sisters decide to rescue him.

The British writer Eric Linklater’s beloved children’s book The Wind on the Moon was written during World War II and has over the years gained classic status. In Sweden it has gone as a radio serial on several occasions, been made to the TV series in 1985 and has also worked for the theater. Screenwriter Sofia Fredéns swinging dramatization, which previously has been set up at the Helsingborg City Theatre, is now coming to Royal Dramatic Theater in the hands of director Ellen Lamm. In starring roles Emma Broomé and Sanna Sundqvist.

Through a spectacular visual design – the actors and scenography interact with projected animations on one for the Royal Dramatic whole new way comes fairytale to life as never before. Dina and Dorinda becomes big as balloons, transformed into leaping kangaroos and travels with everything from scooter to train. It will be a breathtaking ride, but with a serious ground, to the sounds of contemporary music by Matti Bye. The Wind on the Moon is a story of confinement, longing for freedom and sisterhood, and indirectly poses the question: what does it really mean to be free?

In the roles: Sanna Sundqvist, Emma Broomé, David Book, Maia Hansson Bergqvist, Thérèse Brunnander, Peter Engman, Magnus Ehrner, Mia Benson, Christoffer Svensson and Charlotta Jonsson.

Director: Ellen Lamm
Sets and costumes: Magdalena Åberg
Wig and mask: Thea Holmberg Kristensen, Lena BouicWrange
Animation: Stupid Studio
Music: Matti Bye

Premiere: January 21, 2017 Elverket
Running time: 2 hours 15 minutes (including intermission)
Recommended age: From 7 years

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