Sanna Nielsen, the Viking goddess of schlager music and Sweden’s Eurovision 2014 representative, will soon add another title to her résumé: “Star of Doctor Zhivago.”

sanna-dr-z1-304x440Yes, Sanna will make her acting debut at the Malmö Opera this fall, as Lara, Doctor Zhivago’s “other woman” who he pursues throughout the musical. Set in revolutionary Russia, passions run high and so does the tragedy and pain. Given the depth she brought to her Eurovision entry “Undo”, Sanna will be a natural…

She will share the stage with established Scandos Christopher Wollter, Philip Jalmelid, Rabaeus Johan and Marianne Morck.

Doctor Zhivago will have its premiere at the Malmö Opera on 29 August. You can have a look at all the details on the official website.

So what do you think? Can Sanna cut it in theatre? Let us know.

Photo Credit: Malmö Opera

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Bedros
Bedros
7 years ago

In fact Doctor Zhivago was Armenian aristocrat!

Fiebreq
Fiebreq
7 years ago

She looks like Mariska Hargitay at the first pic… I think She will do really well in theatre.

davve
davve
7 years ago

Sanna is a star!

joey
joey
7 years ago

Go go go SANNA NIELSEN!!!

George
7 years ago

Her expression at the first video….TERROR