The musician Maria lived her life as Magnus Johannsson in the early 1700s in Stockholm, capital of Sweden. Maria Johansdotter is a storytelling show about passion, suicide attempt, betrayal and deadly friendship. It is a story about norms and gender identities, a part of history that previously has been invisible.
On stage there are only a storyteller and a musician. With live music and timeless storytelling, the audience is served a true story about a transgender persons quest for freedom and justice. The show is based on court records.
Trailer: Wilhelm Hagberg
Script: Johan Theodorsson and Anders Peev
Storyteller: Johan Theodorsson
Music: Anders Peev