Åbo Svenska Teater (the Swedish speaking theatre in Turku) is a traditional repertoire theatre. We have lots of different performances in our repertoire; plays, musicals, drama, concerts, dance performances, comedy and more. Most of our productions are performed in Swedish. We usually have surtitles both in Finnish and Swedish.



MUSICAL A hilarious musical comedy about two brothers struggling to find success in the theatrical world as they compete with the wild popularity of superstar William Shakespeare. Opening night on the Main stage 14.9.2023 at 7 pm.


KUNSKAPSABARÉN (The knowledge cabaret)

CABARET Kunskapskabarén proudly presents: a meeting between knowledge and foolery. Opening night in Kåren 11.10.2023 at 7 pm.


EN JULSAGA (A Christmas Carol)

FOR FAMILIES An exciting ghost story for the entire family! Opening night on the Main stage 17.11.2023.


TEATERNS JULKONSERT (The Theatre's Christmas Consert)

MUSIC Our traditional consert gives everybody that warm, christmas feeling. On the Main stage 9.12.2023 at 2 pm and 6 pm.



MUSIC Jazz nights at Cafe Tiljan.
22nd of September at 10 pm: Emmeluth's Amoeba (DK/NO)
3rd of November at 10 pm: Sarah Murcia Quartet Eyeballing (FR)


MINA TVÅ HALVA LIV (My Two Half Lives)

MONOLOGUE The prayers and balancing acts of a sailor's wife. A moving monologue with live music. On the Studio stage 7.10.2023 at 2 pm. 



MUSIC Italian film music and the worlds best opera arias performed by Akademiska Orkestern and soloist Wilhelmína Tómasdóttir. On the Main stage 20.10.2023 at 7 pm and 21.10.2023 at 4 pm.



MUSIC The Swedish singer and poet Dan Fägerquist performs his own songs in his own way. On the Tiljan stage 21.10.2023 at 6 pm.



MUSIC Nostalgia in both Swedish and Finnish, but also completely new material by Ami Aspelund. On the Main stage 25.10.2023 at 7 pm.


VI SKRIVER FÖR ER - NY DRAMATIK 2023 (We Write For You - New Drama 2023)

FESTIVAL A festival for new drama! On the Studio stage 29.10.2023 from 12 pm to 6 pm.



FESTIVAL Kosmos Teater: Kafka Insomnia is a guest performance from Lithuania at Turku International Puppetry Festival 8-12.11.2023. On the Studio stage 9.11.2023 and 11.11.2023 at 5 pm.


SÅNGER FRÅN BOTTENVÅNINGEN (Songs from the Bottom Floor)

MUSIC A music theatre performance with songs from the Finnish tango treasure chest. On the Studio stage 18.11.2023 at 2 pm and 6 pm.


Den doftande jorden (The Fragrant Earth)

MUSIC Pearls from Carita Holmström's archive of songs from the 70's to songs written today for Trio Flamme. On the Tiljan stage 24.11.2023 at 7 pm.