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Forkbeard : A Viking Musical Odyssey

The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac)

Date2729/10/2023

Time8:00PM, 3:00PM


LanguageEnglish

CategoryMusical

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Duration: 120 Minutes with 20 Minutes Intermission

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Oct 2023

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Oct 2023

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About the Show

Join us on a thrilling musical odyssey, back to the Viking world of 1000 AD. Expect sword fights and romance, Viking warships and witches, and a story based on true events that changed the course of European history. 

Our story is much more than a lesson in history though. It is a strikingly familiar human drama,  of two Kings, facing impossible odds with tears and laughter, love and faith--but at every turn, running up against counter forces of  betrayal, greed, ambition and revenge. 

Immerse yourself in our hauntingly beautiful set that will steal you away into the misty forests of Scandinavia, to an exotic world of Odin, Freja and Thor, where you experience Viking trials and triumphs in a unique and unforgettable theatre performance. 

Our talented all-Malaysian cast of 21, led by an award-winning artistic team (Aida Redza, Dominic Luk, Karam Tabba)  brings this classic Saga to life on stage. These young talents give it all they have, performing stirring ballads, war chants and laments with energy and passion, supported by live band and inspiring orchestral arrangements of Penang’s own Vince de Leon. 

After a successful Dublin premiere in (2016), a production review in London (2018) and pre-production in Penang (2020), the show has been praised by reviewers for its fast-moving script and evocative original musical score.  Directed by Karam Tabba, musical direction by Dominic Lucien Luk and choreography by Aida Redza.

In the year 1000 AD, the Vikings’ old traditions are threatened by winds of change sweeping in from powerful forces to the South, as Forkbeard of Denmark plots to destroy Olav of Norway, once his most trusted brother-in-arms. The looming “clash of giants” pulls all into its vortex— a beloved son who is caught in the middle of their feud and an estranged sister who loves her brother’s enemy. All are driven by a Queen’s conversation with the mysterious Norn sisters, as the wrath of Odin hastens the players in their race to recover a ring of blood-red amber stolen from a King’s hand. Will the bonds of brotherhood that once held them so securely in the arms of Odin be able to overcome the human tides of hatred and revenge?  All remains in the hands of the Gods…

Early bird tickets on sale from August 1st.
Corporate groups and educational group rates, contact us at Karam@mythproductions.my

Advisory: Smoke, haze, strobe lighting

Trigger Warning: Implied violence.

Age Limit : 7 years and above.

We create theatre magic and memories by working primarily with new original musical theatre creations and talents across Malaysia. Our original musicals are widely anticipated and always deliver entertainment, education and inspiration for Malaysian family audiences.

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Ticket price :

Tickets

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Early bird - Ends on 31st August

Buy 5 Free 1

Promocode: RAIDINGPARTY

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RM 120

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Remark: Corporate groups and educational group rates, contact us at Karam@mythproductions.my

**Please note that this promo code is only applicable to one set of  (Buy 5 Free 1) promotion. If you would like to purchase more than one set, kindly make separate transactions to enjoy the promotion. Thank you!


Covid-19 Related SOPs
klpac has Covid-19 measures including Covid-19 testing for the cast and crew, sanitisation and disinfection, and going contactless. Mask-wearing is recommended. Venue reserves the right to deny entry if you're found to be Covid-19 positive or High-Risk status on MySejahtera. No refund will be made to those who have purchased tickets.

For the latest Covid-19 & SOP guide, go to https://www.klpac.org/about-us/your-visit/.

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Writer and Composer: Nancy Jenster 
Director: Karam Tabba
Asst. Director: Esther Kuan
Music Director: Dominic Luk
Choreographer: Aida Redza
Costumes and Makeup Designer: Joelle St. Arnoult
Set and Prop Designer: Chin Did Tsun
Assistant Set Designer: Jacqueline Yong
Production Manager: Karam Tabba
Stage Manager: Zoey Lee
Orchestral Arrangements: Vincenzo de Leon

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