Absence Returns to Europe

In the fall of 2015, Absence crossed the briny Atlantic and made its European debut (as Fravær) at the Oslo Teater Trikkestallen in Norway.

I’m pleased to announce that the play, a first-person chronicle of one woman’s harrowing experience with dementia, will be returning to that side of the world with two productions going up in February 2017.

The first of these will be put on by Dalateatern, a theater company based in Falun, Sweden.  Under the name Försvinnandetand translated by Eleanora DeLoughery Nordin, it will be directed by Åsa Edberg and open on Saturday, February 11. After a three-weekend run in Falun, it will be taken on tour throughout Sweden over the spring.

A week after the Falun opening, the play will come to Mantua, in Italy, courtesy of the Teatro Campogalliani. There, it will be called Assenzewith a translation by Antonia Brancati, and directed by Mario Zolin. It will run from February 19 through March 26.

Falun (and elsewhere), Sweden
February 11 – April 5

Teatro Campogalliani
Mantua, Italy
February 19 – March 26

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6 Responses to Absence Returns to Europe

  1. Susan Farese says:

    How may we contact you via email or phone re: Absence?

  2. Tami Weber says:

    Peter, your contact page does not have any contact information. I need to reach your agent. Can you please have them contact me or post their contact info. tweber@integracare.com

  3. I attended the première in Mantova, and was truly moved. What a wonderful, intense, deep play! And I think the Teatro Campogalliani did it justice. Absence/Assenze will stay with me.

  4. Dennis Kullman says:

    I saw the play at Dalateatern in Falun, Sweden tonight. Great peerformances, great play.

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