Susie Wang
Burnt Toast

24.–26. november 2021

19:00, Store scene

19:00, Store scene

19:00, Store scene

Existential splatter-theatre for adults: Burnt Toast is the third and final part of Susie Wang’s trilogy about human nature.

Over the past four years, theater company Susie Wang has presented three critically acclaimed performances that altogether make up a horror trilogy about the human nature: The Hum (2017), Mummy Brown (2018) and Burnt Toast (2020). This fall, we are presenting the entire trilogy at Black Box teater.

It is obviously great to be human, but it’s not like we aren’t part of nature simply because we are conscious beings. Culture is mistaken when it tries to escape from nature. And the faster we run, the harder the crash when we meet. What we left behind as the Garden of Eden now comes at us like a living hell. Perhaps it’s best to play dead. Susie Wang plays dead and alive, as naturally as we can.

Betty is at the front desk, Violet is waiting for her baggage and Danny asks for a map. All of them are longing for love.

– We are here, says Betty as she draws a ring around the hotel.
– Not so fast, says Danny.
(pause)
– And this is the zoo.
– Oh.
– Would you like to go there?
– How did you know, says Danny.
– Body language, says Betty.

We move around in an animal vessel called the body. Culture looks down on the body and we look up to the culture, but the animal is lost to shame and does anything to look good.

Susie Wang was founded in 2017 by Trine Falch, Martin Langlie, Mona Solhaug and Bo Krister Wallström. After years in a performance-oriented theater field, they have taken a dramatic turn and now make theatre based in fiction.

Recommended age limit: 16 years.

Language: English.

Susie Wang: Trilogy

Actors

Mr. Iwas Kim Atle Hansen
Betty Julie Solberg
Miss V Mona Solhaug