December-January Events: It’s Live! What better way to start 2023 than with ‘Frankenstein’
Frankenstein6-28 Jan, performances Mon-Fri 20:00, Sat 17:00; Teatret ved blacke hest, Vesterbrogade 150, Frederiksberg; DKK 180, teaterbillette.dkWhy Not Theater Company is trying their luck in January for a change with a run of their new version of Frankenstein written by local playwright Tanya Mastilo, winner of the 2020 Reumert Award for her stunning play ‘The […]
Concert Review: Perfect for dates, drinks and dedicated fans of musical theater – next concert is December 8th!
Whether you’re looking for a good setting for a date night, want to scratch the itch in the old musical theater or just want to enjoy a few drinks and live music, an evening spent with the Copenhagen Musical Theater Company (CMTC) will surely satisfy your needs. At least that was the reviewer’s experience of […]
Events in late November-early December: Shows, markets and quizzes galore!
Crazy Christmas Cabaret: ‘Don Calzone’ongoing, ends Jan 14; The glass hall at Tivoli; from DKK 360, teaterbillette.dk; 135 minThis Crazy Christmas Edition will take us away from the dreary Danish winter to sunny 1980s Miami Beach, where the Calzone family is in crisis again! Most of the team returns from last year, so expect show […]
Events at the end of October: Anyone for conkers?
CPH Conker ChampionshipOct 23, 1pm; Charlie’s Bar, Pilestræde 33, Cph K; free adminThe tradition of the conker game continues. Everyone is invited to try to crack each other’s nuts. This year’s edition is the tenth anniversary. Annual CPH Film Festival21 & 22 Oct; Husets Cinema, Rådhusstræde 13, Cph K; free admin; annualcphfest.comThis year will be […]
Events at the beginning of October: The night of culture is approaching!
Culture night14 Oct; 18:00-00:00; different places; DKK 110, kulturnatten.dkCopenhagen’s annual Culture Night kicks off the autumn holidays and offers children and adults hundreds of events in just one evening. Experience Copenhagen in a different light and see places you wouldn’t normally have access to when hundreds of museums, churches, exhibition halls, art galleries, humanitarian organizations […]
Performance Review: One small step for the audience, one giant leap for That Theatre
‘Fly Me to the Moon’ is the 51st production put on by That Theater Company and this certainly seems to be a case where practice makes perfect. The brilliant 85-minute comedy, at Krudttønden theater for most of October, is directed by Ian Burns, founder of That Theater Company, and written by Tony-nominated playwright Marie Jones. […]
Events in September: Who is your favorite ‘Queen’ of all time?
Golden Days2-18 Sep; various venues; goldendays.dkIf you have wondered what is happening around Kongens Nytorv, then the answer is here. In preparation for the annual September history festival Golden Days, the posters of 50 ‘queens’ have been placed on pedestals around its perimeter. But while some are monarchs, living or dead, others are queens in […]
Culture Round-Up: Disney+ is creeping up on Netflix’s shoulder, but neither can compete with YouTube
The average TV viewer in Denmark streams over an hour of content every day, and the breakdown confirms the enormous popularity of the video sharing platform YouTube among most young people. They spend so much time on the platform that it’s enough to push YouTube, with an average of 20 minutes per person per day, […]
Events at the end of May / beginning of June: Distortion returns without Nørrebro party, more ticket areas and… finally a free Friday street festival!
Distortion XJune 1-5, various venues in Cph; DKK 200 access to ticket areas; cphdistortion.dkThe Nørrebro street party element, which is usually held on opening Wednesday, has been completely scrapped, and Thursday in Vesterbro has been drastically reduced, even though it is the same area as previous years with 24 free events, so there is a […]
Events in early May: Boy George… and ‘Dick’
Boy George Aliens and Iconsongoing, ending June 4, opening hours TBC; Gallery Oxholm, Pile Alle 25, Frederiksberg; gallerioxholm.dkOn Saturday, a new exhibition was opened with the artwork by Boy George, which runs at Galleri Oxholm until the beginning of June. Since his first show in Monaco in November 2019, the former Culture Club singer has […]
April Events: Shirley a visit to the theater is in order
Shirley ValentineApril 21-14. May, performances Tue-Fri 20.00, Sat 17.00; The Theater at Sorte Hest, Vesterbrogade 150, Cph V; SEK 205 via theater tickets.dkThe great Vivienne McKee and London Toast Theater return with Willy Russell’s 1980s audience-happy Shirley Valentine. Come meet Shirley in her kitchen while she talks to her only company: the wall. This self-discovery […]
Events at the end of March / beginning of April: All eyes are on CPH: DOX
CPH: DOXcurrent, ends April 3 and online April 1-10; different places; Ticket and program at cpdox.dkCPH: DOX will be a hybrid festival in 2022. All the films will be shown in cinemas, while a selection of films will be part of a nationwide online festival (geo-blocked to Denmark). All films are in English or with […]
Performance Review: Rubbed up the right way by dark humor and strong ensemble – amazing props all around!
One of the goals of a good play is how much you think about it the next day, and my thoughts were consumed by Fergal O’Brien’s ‘Rub-A-Dub-Dub’, which had its world premiere at Krudttønden Theater last. Wednesday, on weekends. If technology evolves to enable us to live forever, then they can keep it on hold […]
The theater man! Captures playwright Fergal O’Byrne
By Bartholomew Scale With over 2,000 Irish living in Denmark, CPH POST is always spoiled for choice looking for heavyweight interviews for its annual St Patrick’s Day supplement. In 2020, ahead of what turned out to be a canceled day out, we caught up with Irish Ambassador Adrian McDaid, Copenhagen Celtic founder Aidan Coogan and […]
Mid-March events: Chocolate, cocktails, comedy and championship wrestling
Rub-A-Dub-DubMarch 16-9. April, Mon-Fri 19.30, Sat 17.00; Krudttønden, Serridslevvej 2, Cph Ø; 205kr, theater tickets.dkClaus Bue directs Ian Burns, Andrew Jeffers, Sune Svanekjær and Dawn Wall in this brand new play by Irish playwright Fergal O’Byrne. Watch the interview with Fergal in the St Patrick’s Day supplement to find out more. Chocolate FestivalMarch 12-13, 10: […]
Early winter events: Exciting comedy evenings on Amager, classical ballets and Christmas events by the truck
CPH English Comedy Night Dec. 4, 8 p.m .; Theater Play, Strandlodsvej 7, Cph S; 130kr, billetto.dk Headliner Tamer Kattan is an American comic book that is worth the entrance fee alone. Join Adrian Mackinder (yes, the columnist on page 11!) And support actors David Duff (Ireland), Julian Oakes (UK) and Rozarina Larsen (Malaysia) for […]
Performance Review • Two literary greats in conflict – ‘The Visit’ is worth a visit
The Theater Company’s celebrated ‘Visit’ is back to once again at Krudttønden in November. Cozy, creative and full of history, this one is worth a visit. Written by Barry McKenna and Peter Holst-Beck – who wrote and directed the ever-successful ‘Hamlet Live’ at Kronborg Castle – and starring in That Theater founder Ian Burns, ‘The […]
An Actor’s Life: Great Expectations
If Charles Dickens and HC Andersen, the central figures in our recurring play ‘The Visit’ (29 October-27 Nov at Krudttønden), were alive today, both would campaign against the treatment of the poorest in society. They would lament the injustice of how the inequality between Ebenezer Joakim and the little matchstick girl has not changed a […]
The Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks, target of terrorist shooting 2015 in Copenhagen, died at 75
The controversial artist Lars Vilks, the Swedish cartoonist, whose performance at an event at the Krudttønden Theater in Østerbro on 14 February 2015 was targeted by the orchestrator for Copenhagen Terror Shootings, died yesterday in a traffic accident in southern Sweden. The 75-year-old was at the time under police protection and was driving in an […]
About the city: When the worlds of diplomacy, art and theater collide
As its trend towards the end of each summer, the British Embassy hosted a classic British garden party on 24 August to promote trade relations with Denmark. Among those enjoying the sunny weather, creamy and warm beers were Gareth Garvey, President of the British Chamber of Commerce, and British Ambassador Kate Hopkins Indian Ambassador Pooja […]
The provocateur who will not let himself be kidnapped
The day will probably be etched in Lars Vilks’ memory forever, but it has not made him stop his work as an artist. He turns 75 on June 20. The attack on Krudttønden is probably the episode that most Danes want to associate his name with, but even before that Lars Vilks was a well-known […]
Omar El-Hussein’s brother will not receive millions in prison imprisonment
But on Friday it is clear that he will not get a penny. The Eastern High Court has thus upheld the district court’s judgment from May 2020, the man’s lawyer, Rolf Gregersen, informs. The High Court has emphasized the same as the City Court did. According to the court, the brother showed “own guilt” – […]
Soldier left exercise with M95 rifle and headed into town
The military prosecutor’s office, the Audit Corps, wants the man punished with both imprisonment and a fine. It appears from the indictment in the case. – This is a weapon that he has been given in the service, and which he has therefore come into legal possession of, says assistant military prosecutor Søren Rasmussen. – […]
Television surveillance must be recorded to assist police
The Police Camera Register will soon be mandatory for all companies and public authorities. Private actors such as housing associations or religious communities that have a special permit to hang street-facing cameras are also covered. Registration of surveillance cameras, which film streets, roads and the like, will be mandatory from 15 March. Then there is […]
Somali mothers receive Finn Nørgaard prize
Sahan, meaning “Forward Together”, is made up of about 100 primarily Somali women who have set out to prevent crime and radicalization among the area’s boys and young men. The association is apolitical and without religious affiliation. The prize comes with a work grant of DKK 50,000. – It is an honor to give the […]
OVERVIEW: Previous terrorist cases in Denmark
At a press conference on Friday, PET and the Central and West Zealand Police informed about the case. However, there are still many unknowns. Here is an overview of previous terrorist cases in Denmark: * On 30 April 2020, a 23-year-old man is arrested and charged with attempting to obtain one or more firearms in […]
Former homicide boss charged
He is also charged with a misdemeanor. Møller should have made several announcements in the police case management system, Polsas, without having an official reason for it. – I can say that I deny guilt in all circumstances. I do not think that I have broken my duty of confidentiality, it sounds from Jens Møller. […]
November events: Call all boffins, bookworms and botanists!
Book Festival7-8 Nov; online and various venues; bogfestival.dk This year’s book festival (not to be confused with Bogforum, which was canceled) is held all over Denmark, online and in person, in English and in Danish. Choose from a variety of lectures and workshops held by publishers, authors and avid readers brought together by their love […]
Police increase security in Copenhagen after attack in Vienna
A shooting attack at a synagogue in the Austrian capital Vienna has led the police to increase security in Copenhagen. Several people were killed and wounded in several shootings in Vienna on Monday night, and city police are urging people to stay indoors. Although it is not entirely clear whether the attack was aimed at […]
October Events: Cheyenne and Extremophiles are coming!
Cheyenne leavesNov 13 – Dec 5, Mon-Fri 8pm, Sat 5pm; The Theater at Sorte Hest, Vesterbrogade 150; 205kr Tanja Mastilo’s brand new game takes place in a fictional world destroyed by war. The protagonist, an isolated writer, welcomes an interloper into his home. The story explores the idea of ‘home’ and how far we will […]
Minister: No to a ban on circumcision has been passed this time
Minister of Justice Nick Hækkerup (S) received standing ovations at a conference against anti-Semitism on Tuesday and thanks for the efforts to protect Danish Jews. He was openly touched by the gesture after talking about the government’s action plan against anti – Jewish attitudes called anti – Semitism. Along the way, he also entered the […]
Culture Round-Up: How improv can improve family relationships
Dad can not cook or dance; Mom is useless at spiders and relaxes. And they are both definitely cool. It’s a common assumption that most children share in safe family units, but here’s your chance to set the record, parents! Take the deceased to the newly launched Copenhagen Theater School, and acquire the whole litter […]