based on the work by Henrik Ibsen
adapted & directed by Irina Brook
poetry by Sam Shepard - music by Iggy Pop
with Helene Arntzen, Frøydis Arntzen Dale, Diego Asensio, Jerry Di Giacomo, Scott Koehler, Mireille Maalouf, Roméo Monteiro, Damien Petit, Margherita Pupulin, Pascal Reva, Augustin Ruhabura, Gen Shimaoka, Shantala Shivalingappa, Ingvar Sigurdsson choreography Pascale Chevroton stage design Noëlle Ginefri wardrobe Magali Castellan masks Cécile Kretschmar assisted by Sarah Dureuil lighting Arnaud Jung set assistant Geoffrey Carey set intern assistant Alyssa Hughlett produced by Le Théâtre National de Nice - CDN Nice Côte d’Azur Peer Gynt was first performed at the Salzburg Festival in July 2012. This show was re-staged at the Théâtre National de Nice from 25 September to 18 October 2014 as well as at the Barbican in London from 8 to 11 October 2014. English with French subtitles
Icelandic stage and film star Ingvar Sigurdsson is an electrifying Peer Gynt alongside breath-taking Indian dancer Shantala Shivalingappa in the role of Solveig, his loyal lover. Leading Lebanese actress Mireille Maalouf plays the role of a simultaneously tragic and hilarious mother figure.
This crazy adventure takes us deep within ourselves, bringing us face-to-face with the simple question: "Who am I?"