English language theatre

Plastic Soup, an environmental comedy by Zoë Chandler / The Finn-Brit Players

Plastic Soup, an environmental comedy written & directed by Zoë Chandler / The Finn-Brit Players

The FELT IF festival (Festival of English Language Theatre in Finland), organised this year for the third time, will bring together three English language theatre companies to Helsinki.

Theatre lovers will have the opportunity to see original material by local writers. A variety of plays by international contemporary writers like Bernard Show and Anton Chekhov are also on offer at the festival.

Performances 6-8 Novemberat CAISA Cultural Centre, Mikonkatu 17 Helsinki.Tickets €5 per show,

€20 for festival pass

http://www.finnbritplayers.com

Reaching people interested in theatre in a foreign language can be tough work. “Without the budget to buy mass attention, it takes a lot of legwork. Naturally we’re quite close to many English speaking communities who are hungry for cultural activities,” says Matti Keltanen, one of the producers.

Susan Fourtane – HT

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About Susan Fourtané

As a citizen of the world, Susan began her search for her place in the world back at the beginning of the year 2000. After many travels looking for her place in the world, her soul found that place in Finland in September 2006. She has been living in Helsinki ever since, where she combines fiction and non-fiction writing with Philosophy studies and teaching.
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