Tonight I attended the Malmö Opera for a musical based on Ingmar Bergman’s “Smiles of a Summer Night“, not only did I watch the show, I also spent time talking to other single people. I think it was a great initiative, where they had pre-show mingle on the balcony with an introduction to the play. Then of course there was mid-show mingle and after-show mingle as well.
I did meet some interesting people and had some interesting conversations, unfortunately none of them really caught my fancy, not that easy with the limited amount of time I guess. People have a tendency to emphasise on all the good stuff, and maybe over stating the good a little bit too much, and my bull-shit-o-meter is a tad bit sensitive.
I will go again if they organize a similar evening though, and next time I might bring a friend. I was a bit surprised as to how many people came in two’s tonight. For me, going to a singles evening to meet new people would be easier achieved when by yourself since then you are forced to talk to people you don’t know, that’s just me though.
When it came to the play, I found it ok, nothing amazingly mind-blowing when it came to music or scenery. The story in it self is interesting and got my brain working overtime, I now wished that I finished the course I started on Ingmar Bergman last summer so I could write on essay on this one. The man’s ownership over women, both wife and mistress, when the mistress isn’t allowed to have more than one man…a subject that never goes out of fashion, does it?