How smart is it actually outsourcing important functions in hospital day?
How does the hospital organization affect employees and patients?
Why is the pressure of sending patients home so high and is it really in the patient’s interest?
For a year, actor Coby Omvlee was a long-term patient after accidental events both outside and within the hospital. Thus, she became an involuntary observer of hospital life, good and bad. The experiences affected her deeply and aroused amazement.
How safe are you as a patient in Norwegian hospitals?
It went well. Against all odds. Now the experience has become a thoughtful docu-theatre with a touch of gallows humor. About life in and around the hospital bed – intensely social and creative – and with an indestructible good mood.
With the help of a wealth of stage instruments, threads are drawn to a larger picture, giving us an unobtrusive glance into the hospitals’ everyday lives.
Really interesting artistic treatment of health care is not something we see every day. … – a performance that should be able to gather both healthcare professionals, patients and others who are engaged in how the welfare state is managed. – Scenekunst.no, Sigurd Ziegler
Performed in Norwegian
Concept, dramatist, actor: Coby Omvlee
Director and dramatist: Anne Mali Sæther
Scenography: Gilles Berger
Video / editing / sound / music: Randi Störseth
Lighting Design / Tech: Sune Schelderup
Costume: Jenny Hilmo Teig
Dramaturg: Marius Kolbenstvedt, Anne Mali Sæther
Coby Omvlee and Anne-Mali Sæther
MUSIKALSK REGI, LYDDESIGN
Jenny Hilmo Teig