Taking place in 1993, Oslo is the factual story of two maverick Norwegian diplomats who achieve the impossible. Coordinating top secret talks and inspiring seemingly impossible relationships between Israeli, Palestine, Norwegian and American people, the pair lead the countries to create the ground-breaking Oslo Peace Accords.
Oslo is the political thriller that sees a small group of men and women fight together to change the world. How did the pair keep their negotiations a secret? Why were in a hidden away castle in Norway? A startling tale of personal stories and epic historical achievements, this darkly funny and poignant new work makes its Canadian premiere.
Originally directed by multi-award winner Bartlett Sher, the production is directed by Joel Greenberg, who forms part of the CAA Theatre’s Studio 180 Theatre team. A Chalmers and Dora Award-winning playwright director, he has helmed over 100 productions across Canada, including The Laramie Project and My Night with Reg.
After an off-Broadway run, Oslo transferred to the Lincoln Center before making its way across the pond to London, where it premiered at the National Theatre. Following a sold-out season, the show later transferred to the West End’s Harold Pinter Theatre. Oslo arrives in Toronto to play at the CAA Theatre, from 9 February to 3 March 2019.
Running time: 2 hours 45 minutes (including an intermission)
Age recommendation: Recommended 14+. No under 2's.
Special notice: Those who enjoy political dramas and contemporary history will discover a whole new breed of politics in JT Rogers’ pertinent new play, which is a revealing take on true events.
Sorry this show closed 03 March 2019.