A dazzling extravaganza set in 18th century Stockholm

Station Illusion is an invitation to Stockholm in 1700, where a French travelling theatre company provides the entertainment. Stunning costumes, captivating music and spectacular escapades. Our guide is Tessin, the popular palace architect and a great patron of culture who did everything in his power to cheer up the glum Swedes through illusion and playfulness.

Family performance, suitable for children from 6 years old.


MUSIC – excerpts from Jean-Baptiste Lully’s L’Amour médecin and Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s Le Malade imaginaire
TEXT – Jean-Baptiste Molière and Isaac de Benserade, new Swedish translation by Anna Linden

DRAMATURG – Marie Persson Hedenius
LIGHT – Karl Svensson

Tessin – Mathias Terwander Stintzing
Harlekin – Andrea Coppone
Colombine/Dansen – Sabine Novel
Pulcinella/Teatern – Leif Aruhn-Solén
Kvacksalvaren/Musiken – Helgi Reynisson

Musicians/The Night Watch
Tale Olsson, Karin Ahnlund, Mirjam Pfeiffer, Petra Ambrosi, Jonas Nordberg/Marcus Strand, Mariangiola Martello

MUSICAL DIRECTION and violin – Peter Spissky

Ticket release in August 2021
Premiere 23 October 2021, last performance 23 November 2021
Performance length: 60 min

Station Illusion, Kungliga Operan, photo by Markus Gårder.

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