– a karaoke comedy

In a small city by the sea, somewhere in Swedish Finland, lies Näkterbaren, a fairly ordinary karaoke bar. Some come here to work, some to toast and boast, and some to dream. We all long for something. In Näkterbaren, we can find both ourselves and each other. Come on in! Näkterbaren is DuvTeatern’s first comedy, and it is built on the characters created by the actors. The performance is directed by Christoffer Strandberg.


Trailer: Jonatan Sundström


Performers: Krister Ekebom, Roy Eriksson, Kim Gustafsson, Karolina Karanen, Ida-Lotta Knuuttila, Martina Roos och Elias Simons.
Director: Christoffer Strandberg
Text: DuvTeaterns' ensemble
Scenography & light design: Joonas Tikkanen
Sound design: Andreas ‘Stanley’ Lönnquist 
Costume design: Maria Rosenqvist
Hair and makeup design: Maria Karhu
Production: DuvTeatern (Annina Blom, Helena Laxén, Sanna Huldén)
Rehearsal and performance assistance: Helena Laxén
Artistic assistance: Sanna Huldén
Graphic design: Susanna Raunio


DuvTeatern actress Karolina Karanen as a porter is standing in front with her arms stretched to the sides and up towards the ceiling, wearing a big jeans jacket. Behind her there are six characters in different costumes like wedding veil, construction helmet, wigs and hats. In the background there’s a reflection of hearts.

Photo: Yoshi Omori




The performance premiered on 26 Nov. 2022 in DuvTeatern’s studio in central Helsinki, along with DuvTeatern’s theatre performance Näkterbaren. 


Language: Swedish

Running time: 1hr

Recommended for an audience over the age of 13.







Financers of the projects


Otto A. Malm Donationsfond
Svenska kulturfonden
William Thurings stiftelse 
Stiftelsen Emilie och Rudolf Gesellius fond 
Waldemar von Frenckells stiftelse 
Oskar Öflunds stiftelse sr
Stiftelsen Tre Smeder
Niilo Helanders stiftelse
Helsingfors stad 
Centret för konstfrämjande
Helsingfors Svenska Bostadsstiftelse
Elfvings stiftelse