Beton7 presents the theatrical adaptation of Knut Humson's novel ''Hunger''

Performance dates: February 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24 2015
Time: 21:00
Duration: 50 minutes

Free admission with optional contribution

*With the support of the Norwegian Embassy and in cooperation with the Norwegian Institute of Athens.

The play:
A writer wanders the streets of Christiana (Oslo) trying to survive by selling articles to newspapers. Struggling daily with hunger, misery and social humiliation, he maintains his integrity by remaining faithful to his existential pursuits.

Writer: Knut Hamsun was a Norwegian author, play writer and poet who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature (1920). Hamsun is considered to be  the leader of the Neo-Romantic revolt at the turn of the 20th century. He also influenced authors such as Bernhardt, Becket and Bukowski.

The purpose of the performance is to highlight the necessity of solidarity in today's societies.
Its perspective is to be presented in different places where various collectives are active.

Translation - Theatrical adaptation: Anastasios Venetis
Directed by: Maria Mitropoulou
Costumes: Despoina Cheimona
Actor: Peris Michailidis








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