Turn your eyes to the stage while you learn, laugh and react to the Iceland's most legendary tales brought to life for your entertainment.
Presented by two of Icelands finest actors Icelandic Sagas - The Greatest hits is a 75 minute theatrical comedy roller coaster ride through Iceland’s literary heritage.The Icelandic Sagas are the 40 true stories of the first settlers of Iceland - Well, Icelanders say they’re true. Everyone else says: Get out of here! But everyone agrees they are fantastic tales of worthy men and feisty women from a thousand years ago. Stories of viking raids abroad and blood-feuds at home. Passed down the generations and preserved on calf-skin manuscripts they are the crown jewels of Icelandic culture, amazing stories of ordinary vikings, facing ordinary viking problems - like how to get your wife to stop killing your neighbor’s slaves, what to do when someone calls you a horse-ass-eater and how to sue your brother in-law for not living up to your sister’s... expectations.
Step into the world Hallgerda Long-Pants, Gunnlaug Serpent Tongue, Killer- Glum, Harald with the great hair-do, Mjoll the-biggest-of-all-women-who-were- not-giants and Leif the Lucky who found America… and lost it again.Never heard of them? Come and get to know them all in Icelandic Sagas - The Greatest Hits. Be thrilled, entertained and intrigued - and find out what it really means to toss a pair of blue pants into an Icelanders face - really.