PRODUCTIONS

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.

 

MORBROR VANJA (Uncle Vanya)

DRAMA A new take on Anton Chekhov's classical play, a tribute to humans, who can work and love, but not always in the ways they would like to. Opening night on the Main stage 16.9.2021 at 7 pm.

 

HONEY

MONOLOGUE A feel good play about Honey, who struggles to find her self. On the Tiljan stage 11.9 -1.12.2021.
 

HUNDARNAS HISTORIEPJÄS (A Canine History Play)

FOR FAMILIES An adventure in Finland during the 16th -19th century filled with newly composed music. On the Main stage 14.11-16.12.2021.

 

NÄR FARFAR BLEV ETT SPÖKE (When Grandfather Became a Ghost)

FOR CHILDREN Now you can buy tickets to a recorded version of the play!

Buy your tickets here.

 

ANDERSSON & PETTERSSON & LUNDSTRÖM & JAG (Andersson & Pettersson & Lundström & me)

MUSICAL A brand new, hilarious, hectical miniature musical set in an elevator. Opening night on the Tiljan stage 3.11.2021 at 7 pm.

 

KÄRLEKSBREV (Love Letters)

DRAMA A quiet story about two people and their deliberate and subconscious choices during a time period of 52 years. Sometimes, we don't see the deeper consequenses of our choices before it's too late. On tour.

 

THE THEATRE'S CHRISTMAS CONCERT

MUSIC The perfect way to get that christmas spirit! On the Main stage 11.12.2021 at 1 pm and 6 pm.

 

P'TITE MOI OCH PIAF (P'TITE MOI AND PIAF)

MUSIC As a child Johanna Ringbom was deeply impressed by Piaf. In the show she tells about her childhood and Piaf. On the Tiljan stage 23.9.2021 at 7 pm.

 



Flame Jazz

MUSIC Jazz nights at Cafe Tiljan.
25th of September at 10 pm: Kristin Korb Trio (US/SE/NO)
3rd of December at 10 pm: Elifantree

 

EN FÖRSVARARES DÅRTAL (The Foolishness of a Defender)

MONOLOGUE The B-celebrity Siri von Essen is scheduled for a club appearance, gets drunk, sings karaoke, is insightful, bitter, tragical, farcical. The play exposes the conventions and terms to which women in entertainment have been limited over the years. On the Studio stage 2.10.2021 at 6 pm and 8.10.2021 at 7 pm.

 

GRAND LEGRAND

MUSIC Four jazz musicians hommage to the legendary Michel Legrand. On the Studio stage 9.10.2021 at 3 pm and 6 pm.

 

ROMANCE DEL DIABLO

MUSIC Henrik Sandås Quintet is a modern finnish tango quintet formed in 2020 by five strong and unique musicians. The group presents a setting of soulful interpretations, virtuosity and improvisation with an unmistakable tango groove in the footsteps of Astor Piazzolla. On the Main stage 20.10.2021 at 7 pm.

 

TOVE JANSSON - VISDIKTAREN (Tove Jansson - writer of ballads)

MUSIC A colourful concert with a lot of humour. Emma Klingenberg sings Tove Jansson's ballads accompanied by three musicians. On the Main stage 20.11.2021 at 7 pm.

 

FÖR ATT DU ÄR MIN (Because you are mine)

DRAMA About the relationship between Edith Södergran and Hagar Olsson. About love, finding the truth, power and self-deception.On the Studio stage 10.12.2021 at 7 pm and 11.2.2021 at 2 pm.

 

 

 

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA & PAJAZZO

OPERA The two operas bring big feelings to the stage! Only 10 performances on the Main stage 13.4-7.5.2022.

 

KEN LUDWIG'S BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY 

DRAMACOMEDY A genious, brilliant and entertaining show, one of the most seen and beloved Sherlock Holmes plays. Opening night on the Main stage 6.2.2020 at 6 pm.