Date: Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 - Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014
Location: Mount Hall Studio
Host: The Department of Theatre
A strong, bitter comedy about women scorned in Minnesota and the really, really nice gangsters—Norwegian hit men—they hire to whack their ex-boyfriends. Olive is a transplant from Texas and Betty is a transplant from Kentucky, but neither of them was prepared for the Norwegian men they would fall in love with there: the practical, warm, thoughtful, destructive, evil, jilting kind. If you're a hit man in Minnesota, 83 percent of your clients want to take out their ex (oofda!). Betty has referred Olive to Gus and Tor, a partnership in the whacking business. What Tor doesn't know is that Gus has been sleeping with the clients. What Olive doesn't know is that Gus is Betty's own ex, and she has already put out a hit on him with a Swiss firm. Can Betty call off the job in time to let Gus do his? Should she?
Written by C. Denby Swanson and directed by Jennifer Schlueter, The Norwegians will be performed in the Mount Hall Studio. Performance dates include:
Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 4 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 5 at 3 p.m.