Entries from The Dressing tagged with 'Nina Dögg Filippusdottir'

Faust: Looking for a Second Chance

The human condition at the end of life is how the Icelandic Vesturport Theatre and Reykjavik City Theatre frame Faust: A Love Story, an entry in the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival. The Dresser saw the December 13, 2012, performance of Faust's six-performance run, a United States premiere. The script, co-written by Vesturport Theatre members Nina Dögg Filippusdottir, Gísli Örn Gardarsson, Carl Grose, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, and Vikingur Kristjansson with music by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis is drawn from Faust plays by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Christopher Marlowe with modern day commentary attempting to weave the...

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