The Old Market, Hove
THU 31st MAY – SAT 2nd JUNE 7pm
(plus Sat matinee 2pm)
A Spymonkey collaboration.
“THREE CRAZY FINNS, ONE DELIGHTED AUDIENCE” Doppelwacholder Germany
For the first time in the UK, we present the Finnish international musical comedy hit that we created in Helsinki in 2014, combining classical opera, pin-sharp musical variety and stomach-crampingly funny physical comedy.
“DIRECTORS TOBY PARK & AITOR BASAURI OF SPYMONKEY GIVE THE SHOW THE FEEL OF A PERFECTLY FORMED WEST END PRODUCTION IN MINIATURE” Turun Sanomat Finland
In THE FABULOUS BÄCKSTRÖM BROTHERS, Baritone Jouni Bäckström has invited his brother Petri to spend some quality time cruising across America, as only opera-singing brothers can, on the famous Route 66. Petri has other ideas – in order to rehearse his big role as Wagner’s Siegfried, he has brought his pianist Jukka Nykänen with him, who is working on his new opera The God Particle.
“A RIOTOUS JOURNEY INTO THE HEART OF OPERA” Helsinki Sanomat Finland
Virtuoso musicianship and inspired phyiscal comedy invention!
Here’s their YouTube viral hit, over 175,000 hits!
And here’s Spymonkey’s Toby Park talking about the collaboration to Finnish broadcaster YLE:
Fabulous Bäckström Brothers website: