All performances for the remainder of the season have been cancelled
The box office and restaurant will be open until further notice, with adjusted opening hours.

Read the information here

Boye & Hörberg

World premiere 29 Jan
  • Musical
  • 29 jan 2021, Skövde, regional tour, Götebor....
  • Ensemble

    Team

    Musical direction and choice
    Per Larsson
    Concept, script and direction
    Ingahlill Wagelin
    Set design
    Thomas Johansson
    Costume design
    Irene Carlsson Turegård
    Lighting design
    Joakim Brink

    Ensemble

    Song
    Ingahlill Wagelin
    Music
    Per Larsson

Ticket release later

Boye & Hörberg

A musical story of two pioneers.

Musical theatre in two acts by Per Larsson and Ingahlill Wagelin.

Performed in Swedish.

Karin Boye and Barbro Hörberg. Two much-loved authors wrote poems exploring life, each in her own distinct style, with longing and melancholy as central themes. Their brilliant creativity wasn’t only expressed through timeless words, but also in Karin Boye’s curiosity about life and Barbro Hörberg’s famous sense of humour.

Both women were born in Gothenburg – Boye in 1900 and Hörberg some 30 years later. Both were courageous pioneers. At time when women often wrote under pseudonyms, Boye published her first poetry collection at a young age under her own name. Despite existing in a male-dominated world, Hörberg reached a wide audience with her songs portraying the everyday lives of women. Although both writers enjoyed fame during their lifetime, they still had to work hard to support themselves.   

Boye & Hörberg is an intimate musical story based on the poetry of Karin Boye and Barbro Hörberg, created and performed by musical artist Ingahlill Wagelin. She lovingly portrays the two women and their approach to life.

Upcoming shows

January 2021

Fri 29/1
19:00
Skövde, regional tour, Götebor... 
Premiere
Ticket release later

Contact us

Christina Nilssons Gata, 411 04 Göteborg
Telephone (switch) 031–10 80 00
Ticket office & Restaurant 031–13 13 00

Follow us:

GöteborgsOperan – a part of En del av Västra Götalandsregionen