The personal and the political merge in Veera Tyhtilä's (b. 1977) plays in a provcative, yet humane way. Family, business, science and music are for her always a part of a larger whole that is reflected through her characters. Tyhtilä's works are always founded on a thorough research and they pull the spectator in with their storytelling and their multilayered characters.
As well as a playwright, Tyhtilä is also a screenwriter and a dramaturg. She has also worked as a drama teacher and a cultural columnis.
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What do people want? That's the question economist Kara tries to answer for a living. But when her father reveals a shocking news to his family, Kara has to re-evaluate her whole life and ask: What do i want? Our time is limited, does it give you the chance to have it all or do you always have to give up something important? A person who has always trusted reason has to face those lacunae of life you can't reach with logic or calculations.
Veera Tyhtilä has written a multilayered play about happiness, family, grief, letting go and new beginnings. It offers both intelligent discussion on contemporary values and attitudes and timeless drama about relationships between people.