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  • Name:

    STUCK

  • Created by:

    Árni / Benni

  • Icelandic title:

    FASTUR

  • Director:

    Árni Kristjánsson

  • Set design:

    Benni & Árni

  • Costume design:

    Benni & Árni

  • Music:

    Einar Helgason

  • Lighting design:

    Árni & Benni

  • Choreographer:

    Árni & Benni

  • Performers: Benedikt Karl Gröndal
  • Producer:

    Árni & Benni

  • When and where premièred?:

    17th of May 2012 at Norðurpóllinn

  • Artform:

    Physical Theatre

  • Production type:
  • Audience (suitable for?):

    Not restricted to age or language

  • Use of text:

    No

  • Length:

    40 minutes

  • Excerpts from reviews:

    "Benedikt Karl is a trained clown artist and showed wonderful technique on stage - so much that jaws dropped and stunned audience members forgot to breathe. He also evoked laughter, better yet hearty laughter, but the show's great strength wasn't that but how enjoyable the switch was between funny and tragic." - Silja Aðalsteinsdóttir, tmm.is Fréttablaðið: * * * * Sincere and hard working. - Elísabet Brekkan

  • (Awards, other accomplishments etc.):

    Originally made site-specific, can adapt to other spaces but needs a sink with running water and at least two real walls and a door.

  • Is the production available for tour?:

    Yes

  • Has the production toured?:

    Yes

  • Info on recent tours:

    Toured to Act Alone in the Icelandic Westfiords in 2012.

  • Number off people on tour:

    3

  • Number of performers on stage:

    1

  • Technical requirements:

    Lights: 6-8 par, 3 spots, 2 freznel - more or less. More is better than less. Sound: Soundscape plays a large role in the performance and sound system needs to be of good quality.

  • Founded year? By? Members? Contact?:

    Árni & Benni founded the theatre company Árni & Benni in March 2012. Árni: arnikristjansson@hotmail.com Benni: ben.grondal@gmail.com

        • What is it?: A man wakes up. He is stuck in a box. The box is somewhere, maybe a factory? He finds a way out of the box but he can't find a way out of this place. STUCK is a non verbal Chaplinesque performance. It's about being human and finding the funny side of every crisis.