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Erasmus Montanus

Completely sold out in 2017 Aarhus Teater are glad to give audiences a second chance of catching this instant classic.

Erasmus Montanus by Ludvig Holberg, one of the most prominent Nordic writers working in the 1700s, is the classic Danish satire. Provocative and adventurous director, Christian Lollike, gave the play a potent twist in this new commission that updated and reignited some of the key issues of The Enlightenment.

After years of studying in Copenhagen, Rasmus Berg returns home to his childhood village. With his arrogant attitude he soon unsettles the villagers, stirs the waters, and adopts the Latin variation of his name ‘Erasmus Montanus’. He makes outrageous claims, such as that the earth is round! And so the scene is set for hilarity.

Erasmus Montanus premiered in 2017 as a part of the official programme of Aarhus European Capital of Culture. The performance went on to win the national stage award Reumert as Play of the year, Actor of the year and Set design of the year.

The performances on February 26, March 5 and March 12 wil be subtitled.

Buy your ticket here

Time: February 16 – March 16, Subtitled in English on the following days:

  • Tuesday, February 26, 19.30
  • Tuesday, March 5, 19.30
  • Tuesday, March 12, 19.30
Place: Aarhus Teater, Teatergaden, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark
Price: 255-345 DKK

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