It’s all about survival – survival of the unfit. By allowing the characters to shift their ages in mere seconds, our lifelong, recurring need for comfort is looked upon lovingly but with an acute sense of humour. Surreal and dream-like, the play explores and challenges our perception of time and the never-ending search for meaning and reassurance.
Ann-Sofie Bárány made her playwriting debut in 2006. She also lectures and conducts workshops focusing on the child’s inner world and perspective. In her work as a writer and pedagogue, she integrates 25 years of professional experience as a psychoanalyst with a life-long involvement with theatre. Am I comforting you now? was appointed to the Swedish Theater Biennale in 2011.