Someone Is Going to Come
Original title: Nokon kjem til å kome
Publisher: Samlaget, 1996
In Someone is Going to Come the two of them want to be together, just the two of them, so they leave the city and buy a remote house by the sea. But is it possible to do what they want to do? In their desire to be alone together they near flee the world of people but are followed by the anxiety that someone is going to come and disturb them. Won’t somebody come? Surely someone will come.
Someone is Going to Come is Fosse first play. Written in 1996, with the world premiere held at The Norwegian Theatre and soon came to signify a new era within the contemporary theatre.
French, German, Portuguese, Czech, Romanian, Hungarian.
2007 Deutsche Jugendbuch Preis.
2010 International Ibsen Prize
2014 European Prize for Literature
2015 Nordic Council’s Literature Award, for Trilogy
2016 Willy Brandt Prize
2017 European Poetry Prize of the City of Münster, Germany