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Normal Cake, Please

UnEasy Listening Society (DK)
It’s time to celebrate! It’s time to eat cake! It’s time to be normal!

Normal Cake, Please is a fictional wedding taking place in Helsingør in August 2021. Unusual and unexpected, this site-specific, performance playfully addresses concepts of normality, freedom and cake.

The audience is split into groups and invited to help with appropriate and inappropriate preparations for the happy couple and explore the question: What does normal love mean to you?

Following the performance, the audience is invited to a 30 minutes discussion and coffee-break

INFO

NB! DURATION OF THE PERFORMANCE IS 2 HOURS, not 90 minutes, as previously stated.

 

LANGUAGE: English

NB: The venue is not wheelchair accessible, and therefore the performance may not be suitable for people with walking difficulties. 

REMEMBER: Valid corona passport must be presented by anyone over the age of 14 at the entrance of the venue

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TIME + LOCATION
Thursday 29 July
Friday 30 July
Saturday 31 July
It’s time to celebrate! It’s time to eat cake! It’s time to be normal!

Normal Cake, Please is a fictional wedding taking place in Helsingør in August 2021. Unusual and unexpected, this site-specific, performance playfully addresses concepts of normality, freedom and cake.

The audience is split into groups and invited to help with appropriate and inappropriate preparations for the happy couple and explore the question: What does normal love mean to you?

Following the performance, the audience is invited to a 30 minutes discussion and coffee-break

INFO

NB! DURATION OF THE PERFORMANCE IS 2 HOURS, not 90 minutes, as previously stated.

 

LANGUAGE: English

NB: The venue is not wheelchair accessible, and therefore the performance may not be suitable for people with walking difficulties. 

REMEMBER: Valid corona passport must be presented by anyone over the age of 14 at the entrance of the venue

TICKET PERFORMANCE

Click the TICKET icon to the right: next to TIME + LOCATION or buy a festival-wristband and get free tickets to all ticket-performances.

READ MORE and buy PASSAGE FESTIVAL WRISTBAND HERE

Normal Cake, Please Trailer 2021

about the company

Artists Ivo Briedis (LV), Janne Saarakkala (FI), and Nina Larissa Bassett (DK) met on a devising workshop DESTINATION HELSINKI in Finland in 2004, where they were part of making a performance about love in the city at Svenska Teatern.

They went on to produce the intimate, site-specific performance IN THE NUDE 2007-09 that performed in hotel rooms in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Riga and Montreal.

In 2012-14 they were joined by Icelandic artist Elin Petersdottir and created LEFTOVERS FROM THE WAR that performed in museums and monumental buildings in Riga, Helsinki and Odsherred.

In 2019 they embarked on a new Baltic journey with Canadian/ Finnish stand-up comedian and performer Jamie MacDonald. Normal Cake, Please takes a look at new and old definitions of normality and love.

Credits:

Performers: Ivo Briedis (LV), Janne Saarakkala (FI), Jamie MacDonald (FI/CA), Nina Larissa Bassett (DK), Dajo Vande Putte (BE/ DK), Varanka (FI), Paula Koivunen (FI), Danica Falkenberg (DK) & Daniel Neil Ash (UK/DK).

Artistic team: Layla Torres Mollerup (DK), Paula Koivunen (FI), Janne Pellinen (FI), Beata Kublik (HU/DK) & Thomas Burø (DK

Music performed by: Kim Jezus

Video & Fotos: Jonna Wikström

Link: https://uneasylisteningsociety.com/