Watch the teaser of Julian Owusu’s Boys Won’t Be Boys video performance at Svenska Teatern

touko 16, 2024 | Masculinities, News

During the Boys Won’t Be Boys show at Svenska Teatern on 24 and 25 May 2024, multifaceted artist Julian Owusu will present a video performance accompanied with live music by fellow cast member Julian Bohn. Watch the teaser below!

How many boys will be boys despite their fathers? And how many won’t?



Video and editing: Kalle Jurvelin, Double Deuce productions
Sound mixing: Samu Saukko


Boys Won’t Be Boys by Rikkert van Huisstede is a Dutch theatrical and social movement in the field of male emancipation. The Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux brings the international premiere and multilingual version of the performance starring Rikkert van Huisstede, Roderick Kabanga, Julian Owusu and Jamie MacDonald among others to Finland in 2024.

While the Helsinki performances on 23 and 24 May are sold out, you can catch the show in the autumn in Oulu. Tickets for the performances on 20 and 21 September at Oulun teatteri are now available. Get yours here!

Boys Won’t Be Boys’ international debut is commissioned and produced by the Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux, produced together with Svenska Teatern and Oulun teatteri. The production is in collaboration with Jäbät & Tunteet and is generously supported by Svenska kulturfonden, Konstsamfundet, Otto A. Malmin lahjoitusrahasto, the Netherlands Embassy in Finland and Oulun Valistustalorahasto.


Cover photo: Erno Aaltonen

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