The play Glanni glæpur í Latabæ, which is shown at the National Theater, has enjoyed great popularity among children of all ages this winter. It has now come to the point that this play, and recently Áfram Latibær, became the most popular Icelandic children's play shown in Iceland. All shows have been played to packed houses. On Sunday 29 October, the 25th guest visited the Sports elf and ...
Today, the children’s play Glanni Glæpur í Latabæ by Magnús Scheving and Sigurður Sigurjónsson will be premiered on the Grand Stage of the National Theater (Þjóðleikhúsið). This is the second play written about the people of Latibær and it involves characters that the kids know and some new ones.
Life in Latibær goes on as usual, everything is fun and everyone is friends, the inhabitants live a healthy life and are happy with theirs. Solla stirða, has become as agile as a cat, Halla hrekkjusvín has almost completely stopped bullying, Siggi sæti eating vegetables all the time, the mayor is hoping for a presidential visit and Stina símalína is constantly on the phone. That said, everything as it should be. But one day an odd duck appeared in the town. Glanni glæpur himself has arrived! What will the Sports elf do?
Actors are Stefán Karl Stefánsson, Magnús Ólafsson, Lilja Guðrún Þorvaldsdóttir, Örn Árnason, Steinn Ármann Magnússon, Magnús Scheving, Linda Ásgeirsdóttir, Vigdís Gunnarsdóttir, Kjartan Guðjónsson, Rúnar Freyr Gíslason, Baldur Trausti Hreinsson og Ólafur Darri Ólafsson.
Music is by Máni Svavarsson, lyrics by Karl Ágúst Úlfsson and dance composed by Ástrós Gunnarsdóttir.
Play Director: Sigurður Sigurjónsson.