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In English Shortly

Theatre of Varkaus is a human size professional theatre. It has been working here in the heart of Saimaa region continuously since 1913. We produce 4-6 premiers per season and always at least one of them is a musical.
Over 100 years old  theatrehouse has such an unique athmosphere. One can not describe it – it must be  experienced. Hospitability is our second name.

Club evenings

Our popular Club evenings (Klubi) are open from September to May mainly in the first Wednesday of the month at 19 o´clock.  Themes and performers vary.
Duration approximately 1,5-2 hours.
Come and enjoy the warm feeling!

Dates of our Club evenings

Autumn 2024:
Wednesday 2.10. at 19:00
Wednesday 4.12. at 19:00

Tickets 5 €, sold from the door one hour before the show.
Tel. +358 44 3648830, myynti@varkaudenteatteri.fi

(If you want to reserve a table, please contact directly Theatre Bar. Tel. +364 44 3648831. They are on call till Tuesday to Thursday from 11:00 till 14:00 and 2 hours before every staging.)

Musicals

Our musical of season 2024-2025 is Rajaton rakkaus – Boundkes Love. It is a heavenly musical comedy set to the music of late Finnish artists.
Coroner Anna Harju starts her working day with usual routine tasks. The day takes a new turn when a surprising couple enters her life from across the border: the over-optimistic Olavi Virta and Kiiski Topi Sorsakoski from the opposite shore. The gentlemen want Anna to find out the reason for the artists’ premature deaths.
Tired of her boring life, Anna accepts the task after some negotiations. A fairytale journey towards the unknown begins. The sparks of infatuation between Anna and Olav melt into a love that is both absolutely forbidden and completely justified at the same time. The lovers realize that before long their paths will part. Do they dare to believe in a miracle?
Boundless love transports the viewer with the power of music on an unforgettable journey between life and death. The musical comedy offers a touch of mysticism and lots of laughs, but also touching moments and deep emotions.
On stage, the tangoking Petri Hervanto Olavi Virtana and our talented cast will perform the beloved hits of late Finnish artists with our brilliant live band.

Written dy Mika Räinä, directed by Ville-Veikko Valtanen.
Premiere 14.9.2024.
Tickets are sold online by Ticketmaster. Link for tickets.
Prizes start from 36 €.
Duration 2 hours 15 minutes, including 20 minute intermission.

Welcome!
It is our pleasure to surprise you positively.