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Ask the Sisters

1.11-4.12

Genre

  • Musical

Language

Finnish

Age recommendation

5+
Women’s lives in women’s words
Archived
Seitsemän naista teatterin näyttämöllä. Taustalla lavastus, jossa 7 oviaukkoa. Esityksestä Kysy siskoilta.
  • Production

    This visiting performance is co-produced by & and Turku City Theatre.

  • Venue

    &Revontuli
    &Revontuli

  • Duration

    2 h 45 min, incl. intermission

  • Language

    Finnish

  • Surtitles

    Finnish, English

  • Notes

    Theatrical haze. Content warning: miscarriage mentioned.

About

What others are saying

"This was such an emotionally rollercoaster-like piece, super lovely. All these songs should be recorded, and then when everything gets on your nerves, you could blast these songs at full volume. It would surely ease the feeling without those long therapy waiting times. Thankfully, you've created this. Big thanks ❤ Mother and daughters"&audience
"It's women's knowledge, a kind that's different. The kind that's been in the shadows, traditionally without a place in the sunny side. It's of a quieter sort, the kind that a sister knows best. Now, we want to give that a voice. We're delighted to bring the 'Ask the Sisters' performance, which has gained a cult following in Turku, to the stage of &."Erik Söderblom, Artistic Director of &

Women’s lives in women’s words

Performance concept

Rasila - Kähärä - Haavisto

Text and director

Satu Rasila

Lyrics and Mustaa valoo monologue

Susanna Haavisto

Music composition and conductor

Anna-Mari Kähärä

Visualisation

Tuomas Lampinen

Lighting designer

Jarmo Esko

Sound designer

Eero Auvinen

Makeup artist

Petriina Suomela

Choreographer

Sonya Lindfors

On stage

Eija Ahvo, Anna Victoria Eriksson, Susanna Haavisto, Pauliina Saarinen, Anna-Sofia Tuominen

Piano

Anna-Mari Kähärä

Bass and percussion

Sara Puljula

Produced by

Turku City Theatre in collaboration with Espoo Theatre

Pricing

  • Standard45 €
  • Pensioner40 €
  • Student, unemployed25 €
  • Ticket bundle (4+)42 €
  • Groups (20+)40 €
Scentless performance

On Wed, Nov 22nd, at 7 PM, a fragrance-free show for allergies and sensitivities. Please attend without perfumes or scents!

Ask the Sisters - literally.

Meet the musical’s creative trio, Satu Rasila, Anna-Mari Kähärä, and Susanna Haavisto on Tue, Nov 7th before the show at 6:15-6:45.  How did the performance originate? What personal stories do the creators have about it?

Event is held in Finnish, but we let audience ask questions in English too.

Introduction to Ask the Sisters 28th Nov

Get ready for the night with an introduction to the musical’s themes on Tuesday 28th Nov. The event is held in Finnish, but you are welcome to ask questions in English too. Introduction is given by &’s Communications and Audience Outreach Producer Karoliina Virkkunen.