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Akvavit Theatre

5315 N Clark St, # 135
Chicago,  IL 60640

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Akvavit Theatre

Akvavit Theatre is:

Bergen Anderson, Managing Artistic Director
Chad Eric Bergman, Producing Artistic Director
Kirstin Franklin
Matthew Isler
Mark Litwicki
Sarah Giovannetti
Breahan Eve Pautsch
Derik Iverson

AKVAVIT THEATRE
A strong spirit in Chicago theatre.

Akvavit Theatre locates modern Nordic playwrights, translates their work, and produces their plays in Chicago in order to investigate and encourage discussion about what "Nordic" means and how it is perceived through translated theatre performance.

The plays we produce give Nordic countries a strong voice in North America while contributing to the vibrant inter-cultural theatre scene already thriving in Chicago.


Akvavit Theatre is a unique voice in the Chicago theatre scene. Taking as our inspiration the striking landscapes of the five Nordic countries—harnessing the force of the glacier, in its powerful seeming stillness, the volcano, in its sudden white-hot e

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Founded: January 2010

Categories: Theatre


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Past Events

  • Backyard Bergman
    06:00 PM - 07/15/2016

    At Akvavit Theatre

    Hejsan! We're having a party (casual fundraiser) in the backyard of 5255 N. Sawyer on Friday, July 15th and we want you to be there. Join us as we perform a staged...

  • Akvavit Theatre presents "Nothing of Me"
    03:00 PM - 04/03/2016

    At Akvavit Theatre

    Akvavit Theatre Presents the U.S. Premiere of NOTHING OF ME By Arne Lygre Directed by Chad Eric Bergman & Breahan Eve Pautsch March 3 – April 3, 2016 "Dark &...

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