Sylvi (c) Ilkka Saastamoinen

August 2014

Korjaamo Theatre's Stage

Minna Canth – Mikko Roiha: SYLVI
  • Is female lust at all possible? Minna Canth’s 19th century play states a question can a young woman’s desire to ascertain her own sexuality and identity exist past the dictation of others? Meanwhile, being one of the most daring and intimate stories of Finnish playwriting, Sylvi is a Scandinavian version of Anna Karenina, and it is told first and foremost to a young audience. The urge is a stifling thirst, a need to see oneself and to be seen. The classic has an unrelenting pulse, and no half measures are permitted. Beyond sexual desires, the play deals with jealousy, control and possession. The blood is vital, the flesh is willing.


    Text: Minna Canth – Mikko Roiha
    Director: Mikko Roiha
    Performers: Pia Andersson, Lina Ekblad, Lasse Fagerström, Mervi Koskinen, Matti Raita
    Set design: Mikko Roiha
    Music & sound: Matti Raita

    Production: Klockriketeatern, Kokkolan Kaupunginteatteri, Savonlinnan Teatteri, Wasa Teater, Åbo Svenska Teater ja Vapaa Teatteri

    Performed in Swedish and Finnish, surtitled in English. Duration approx 2h 20 min.
    In co-operation with:


  • Klockriketeatern, Diana-stage

    Erottajankatu 7 B


    Diana stage is located to Erottajankatu 7 B, entrance through the inner ward.

    Disabled access: Erottajankatu 7 A

    Diana stage is on the second floor.
    Please contact the staff beforehand (tel. +358 400 153 791) in case you need to use the disabled access.


    Disabled toilet facilities available.

    No induction loop in the reception/theatre hall.

  • Tickets are sold through Korjaamo Theatre’s Stage: www.korjaamo.fi/en/stage

Fri 22.8.
Sat 23.8.
Tickets including service fees starting from

27 € / 22 € / 14 €

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