Otso Kautto, Markku Hoikkala
21 April, 10.00, 13.00 (on stage of Novgorod theatre “Mali”)
SUPPORTED BY CONSULATE GENERAL OF FINLAND IN ST. PETERSBURG and TINFO– Theatre Info Finland
(Savotta–Zavod theatre project)
«Saving Mama» is a story about a girl, Mommy and the Blue. Girl feels sad and in need of mother’s comfort, however Mommy is captivated by the Blue in the unknown world. Girl bravely looks for her Mommy going long way through the desert and the blue sea to the distant snow-capped mountains. Finally, Mommy is saved and they are both happy to be together.
«Saving Mama» is an adventure tale about how brave children can be when their mother is depressed. The word depression is not mentioned in the text.
Set designer Nina Mansikka and actress Annina Rokka created magic felted costumes that display landscapes, the characters and their adventures. Afterwards, writers Markku Hoikkala and Otso Kautto wrote a play specifically for these costumes
- Markku Hoikkala and Otso Kautto founded Theatre Quo Vadis at 1985 and using natural nomads tent for 100 spectatorsDirector – Otso Kautto
Authors — Otso Kautto, Markku Hoikkala
Stage designer, costume – Nina Mansikka
Light, sound – Juha Tuisku
Actress – Eeva Putro
Duration – 45 minutes
Age – 5+