Dramatiske verk / Plays

Tekster for scene, skjerm og radio / Plays, radio plays and screenplays

Ta gjerne kontakt om du interessert i å lese eller framføre noen av verkene under. Tekstene er beskrevet på det språket de er skrevet i.

Are you interested in reading or performing any of the works below? Feel free to get in touch. For texts in English, look for English descriptions.

Email: oysteinbrager(a)hotmail.com

cropped-io_mg_2343-l-copy1.jpgClouded Yellow / Short play / 2018
By Øystein Ulsberg Brager
Jason runs into four women, pieces together the puzzle of their intertwined lives, and realizes that for better or worse, he’s been a central piece in the puzzle.
1 m / 4 w

The Amelia Project / Audio Drama Podcast / 2017 –
By Philip Thorne and Øystein Ulsberg Brager
The Amelia Project offers a very special service: Faking its clients’ deaths! It’s eccentric clientele includes cult leaders, politicians and porn stars, all desperate to disappear and start over… But how long can the secrecy last?

Willow Girls / Play / 2017
By Øystein Ulsberg Brager
Lillian and Joanna have never talked about the dramatic event that took place eight years ago, an event which shaped both their lives, and which was the cause of both great success and devastating tragedy. A career changing audition brings about a harrowing conversation which finally uncovers the truth.
Commissioned by Open House Theatre Vienna.
2 w

Vildanden / Bearbeidelse / 2016
Av Henrik Ibsen, bearbeidet for Sogn og Fjordane Teater av Øystein U. Brager
Gregers vil ha Hjalmar. Hjalmar klarer ikke bestemme seg. Deres uavklarte forhold får uante konsekvenser.
3 m / 2 k

A Magician’s Death / Play / 2016
By Philip Thorne and Øystein Ulsberg Brager
The famous magician William Elsworth performs the infamous Bullet Catch Routine – and gets shot dead. The fiction of the theatre turns rapidly into bloody truth, but off stage the lies still flourish, as no one wants to admit to murder…
4 m / 2 w

Han som gjorde det / The one who did it / Skuespill / Play / 2016
Representert av Songbird publishing.
Gutten som drepte Janes sønn skal slippes ut av fengsel. Hvem er han blitt? Og tør hun konfrontere ham?
Skrevet med støtte fra Norsk Kulturråd, Fond for lyd og bilde og Akershus Teater.
The one who did it is also available in English translation. –
3 m / 4 k

Aldri meg mer / TV-serie, 12 episoder / 2016
Når nittenårige Lars ikke klarer å stoppe sin dobbeltgjenger fra å skjære strupen over på en vakker jente, må han utfordre sin egen frykt for å stoppe sin morderiske tvilling.

– The pilot episode of Me no more is also available in English translation.

Bearboy / Play / 2014
Imperfect, wordy and overtly allegorical, with too many characters and a couple of confusing anachronisms. Probably unperformable.
4 m / 3 w / 6 + undefined

Imitating Eloquence / Performance piece / 2008/2009/2015
A performance piece meditating on the nature of achievement and perception. The text gets adapted for every new performance, depending on the context.

Don’t make a scene / Short play / 2009
A man, a young mother, a little boy. Will she remember him? And can she forgive him?
1 m / 1 k

The perfect girl / Short play / 2007
A play for voices about the nature of perfection, beauty, desire and love.
2 or more performers

Structure I – VII for theatre / Text for the stage / 2007
This collection of conflicting words and concepts is a provocation for theatre makers wishing to pit themselves against a text that demands radical interpretation and an active level of co-writing and co-creation. The text is short, but there is no telling how long the resulting performance might be.

Dark, blue flower / Short play / Short radio play / 2006
Helen, a foreign correspondent for TV is reporting from a country where a civil war has just broken out. As the phosphate bombs fall around her, suppressed memories from her childhood are brought back and the borders between her own experience and the story she is reporting on start blurring.
2 m / 1 w

On emotions / Short play / 2006
Four unnamed characters discuss the meaning, danger and annihilation of emotions in this irreverent short text, where seemingly random associations constantly spark new tangents of thought and dialogue.
4 performers

And then I was unfrozen / Unfinished play / 2006
About the longing for a better life, the desire for immortality and the search for love. And cryogenic freezing.

The Hitch / Skuespill / 2003
Av Marie Ulsberg og Øystein Ulsberg Brager
En vennegjeng involveres i et dopsalg. Ingenting går som planlagt.
Skrevet med støtte fra Norsk Kulturråd.
3 m / 1 k / 4 + uspesifisert