“Wild Shot” at Kilden Playhouse – Reviews and Recommendations

“Wild Shot” at Kilden Playhouse – Reviews and Recommendations

Backlit “Look, I’ll be here soon”­wall in Multi­Theater at Kilden Theater in Kristiansand.

For a trained prayer house­Eye Setting and aesthetics common sense.

Old rectangular photos should appear in gold­Embroidered Bible­Quotes on a black background – images that were found in many houses of worship and homes a few decades ago.

Equally obvious is the duality of the Bible­the quote. The novel on which the show is based is about the discovery, recognition and exploration of homosexual orientation.

All while going for confirmation­Teaching in a strict Christian environment.

Vilskodt: Priest Christian (Morten Espland) teaches his graduates using a projector.

House of Prayer: Pastor Christian (Morten Espland) teaches his affirmations using an overhead projector.

Photo: Lars Gunnar Listol

Be on your nature

The performance of “Velskodt” is loosely based on Gudmund Findsson’s novel of the same title, which was published in 1979.

considered major­The work is in Norwegian queer literature, among other things because it highlights the joy and freedom of queer people.

Not just the repressed, the trapped, the illegitimate, or the sick­injured.

In this sense, the novel is scarce – LGBT representation is still often associated with something painful or difficult, for example within film And literature For children and young people.

And in the theater she has Traditionally a few kinky lovers­stories who got a place on the stage.

Watch: Theater critic Karin Frosland-Nestwill talks about the performance at Netsmorgen.

Life isn’t necessarily a bed of roses at Vindsun either, but mainly­Yngve person comes directly­undo it. “Velskodt” is an honest, humorous and serious novel.

In Kilden, the first part of the book becomes theatre­performance. This is the part that deals with young people­time and discoveries.


Playwright Oda Radur took some liberties with the dramatization in order to adapt the performance for today’s audience.

It may have something to do with the fact that the plot of the book takes place in the 1960s, whereas the show seems to take place after decriminalization in 1972. It is about homosexuality that sinNot like any law­Scrimmage.

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The discovery: Yngve (Fredrik Høstaker in red) visits Magnus (Eirik Langås Jørgensen) – and a budding romance begins.

Photo: Lars Gunnar Listol

The performance focuses on the love between Yngve and Magnus.

The serious side of “Kjerka” has been toned down, and the minor characters are quite numerous­Dials, the work is not overtly gay­lustful.

In addition, the performance passed to Bedi­Home and done through confirmation­Teaching and confirmation­camp.

With this, an important point from the book is pursued: affirmation means affirmation.

For some faith, but just as much identity.

poetic space

The love emerging between the newly moved in Yanjafi and the House of Prayer­Favorite Magnus was played by Fredrik Hostaker and Erik Langas Jørgensen.

Director Erlend Samnøen kicks off the performance with a groovy dance sequence from Hostaker.

This is a clever move because it opens up a poetic space in the performance that forms a contrast with the lines Expression in choreography is deeper than words.

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Dance: The choreographed parts of “Villskudt” are well thought out and poetic. It could have been used to a greater extent. From left: Fredrik Hostaker and Erik Langas Jørgensen.

Photo: Lars Gunnar Listol

Reverend Morten Espland looks much more mild-mannered on stage than he is in the book, but also malicious. He is well balanced and plays well.

Espen Sigurdsen’s Janne is also made into an interesting character in this performance, and one I wish she had more room for.

Sigurdsen brings his energy to the performance and is an important addition to what is, after all, a somewhat cult-conforming house­session.

group of representatives from Fountain of youth It is also essential to bring credibility to an assertion­The place chosen by the theater.

Vilskodt at the Kilden Theatre

Metateter: The preparation of the play about the life and death of Jesus is an important component of the performance. Here is Espen Sigurdsen as the Angel Gabriel during the Annunciation of Mary – somewhat engaged. Sigurdsen brings his energy to the play and is an important character.

Photo: Lars Gunnar Listol

proximity to the core

Radour’s play stands on its own pretty well, but it’s an advantage to reading the first chapters of the book.

Then you have more background with you in the performance, and get a deeper understanding of the characters’ motivations.

A lot has been thrown away, especially the very judgmental environment around the boys, for example through the difficult Magnus family­Situation.

Now the battle is between individuals, it’s about daring to be who you are – with all that that may entail.

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SLU: Morten Espland plays the pastor well, says NRK reviewer.

Photo: Lars Gunnar Listol

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Another Time: The ’70s aesthetic was cultivated through scenography and costumes. However, many elements of the play have been updated for a modern audience.

Photo: Lars Gunnar Listol

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Love: Yngve and Magnus discover new sides of themselves when they fall in love with each other.

The story progresses quickly. This is especially true of the motive behind Magnus’ many torments and redesigns.

However, it relies strongly on choosing to be true to oneself.

Contains details about places of worship­Culture and about the abnormal that testifies to the artistic team’s closeness to matter. A blend of fresh energy from UngdomsKFire and explosions­The story of the movie “Villskudt” fits well together.

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YNGRE GARDE: The actors from Ungdomskilden (aged 13-19) make a positive contribution to the performance that enhances the believability of the graduation setting in which the play takes place.

Photo: Lars Gunnar Listol

Back straight

Source manages to land the show quite well. It tells an important and modern story of gay love, unmistakably wrapped in a ’70s cult house­aesthetics.

At the same time, the book’s aggression nicely balances the changes that have occurred over the past forty years.

It also manages to highlight and renew the humor present in the novel.

This is a fun, uplifting play about love for what it is: heavy doses of awkward sensuality, annoying Smiles, sadness when someone lets you down, and the choice to keep moving forward in life.

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