Pim & Theo, a production by New International Encounter & Odsherred Teater, was an experience I will never forget. The immersive complexity of the show was on display throughout – from the scenography, script, sound and film design to the captivating performance of Danish Actors, Simon Vagn Jensen and Henrik Ipsen.
I was fascinated by the way the audience was incorporated into the set, as the Actors seamlessly moved us around in order to recreate the space. Throughout the 90 minute piece, I was completely drawn into the ‘non-existent world’ in which the two characters endured and struggled.
Both Actors took time after the Performance on Monday, 22nd May, 2017 to talk with me, commenting on how spectacular the audiences have been in South Africa. An audio recording (7 minutes) of our conversation follows: