Isa Ponturo

Isa Ponturo Isa is a Swedish theatre enthusiast who spends her free time traveling (Especially to London and New York), shopping, reading and tweeting.

She loves to see both local/national and international shows and is very excited to share the Swedish scene with users and theatregoers from all over the world!



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BWW Review: BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at MaximteaternBWW Review: BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at Maximteatern
Posted: Sep. 18, 2018


BWW Previews: RIGLETTO at MALM? OPERABWW Previews: RIGLETTO at MALM? OPERA
Posted: Mar. 13, 2018


Anton Zetterholm Joins Cast Of Swedish production of West Side StoryAnton Zetterholm Joins Cast Of Swedish production of West Side Story
Posted: Apr. 5, 2018


BWW Previews: Swedish actress Kaisa Hammarlund is cast as Alison in Fun HomeBWW Previews: Swedish actress Kaisa Hammarlund is cast as Alison in Fun Home
Posted: Apr. 5, 2018


BWW Previews: BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at MaximteaternBWW Previews: BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at Maximteatern
Posted: Aug. 20, 2018


BWW Previews: Malena Ernman performs her?version of 'Gabriella's song' from the movie 'S? Som I Himmelen'BWW Previews: Malena Ernman performs her?version of 'Gabriella's song' from the movie 'S? Som I Himmelen'
Posted: Aug. 20, 2018


BWW Review: BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at MaximteaternBWW Review: BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at Maximteatern
September 18, 2018

BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY (Broarna i Madison County) premiered at Maximteatern in Stockholm last wednesday. Based on the best-selling novel, with music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brownand a book by Marsha Norman.

BWW Previews: Malena Ernman performs her version of 'Gabriella's song' from the movie 'Så Som I Himmelen'
August 20, 2018

Opera singer Malena Ernman performs herversion of 'Gabriella's song' from the movie 'Sa som i himmelen'.

BWW Previews: BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at MaximteaternBWW Previews: BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at Maximteatern
August 20, 2018

Swedish news site SVT (Sveriges Television) visited the set and rehearsals of the Swedish production of Bridges of Madison County.

Anton Zetterholm Joins Cast Of Swedish production of West Side StoryAnton Zetterholm Joins Cast Of Swedish production of West Side Story
April 5, 2018

Swedish musical theatre artistAnton Zetterholm is castas Tony in the Swedish production of WEST SIDE STORY at Malmo Opera. The show is set to premiere autumn 2018.

BWW Previews: Swedish actress Kaisa Hammarlund is cast as Alison in Fun HomeBWW Previews: Swedish actress Kaisa Hammarlund is cast as Alison in Fun Home
April 5, 2018

Swedish Kaisa Hammarlund is cast as Alison in the London transfer of Fun Home at the Young Vic theatre from June 18.

BWW Previews: RIGLETTO at MALMÖ OPERA
March 13, 2018

Malmo Opera's production of Verdi's opera masterpiece, RIGLETTO is premiering Saturday next week in Malmo (March 24th). The show is known for being one of the most popular operas and isbased upon an earlier play by the famous French author Victor Hugo called 'Le roi s'amuse' (The King Amuses Himself). Hugo has a history of writing plays and novels that take on the establishment. Another obvious, similarly-themed, tale is Hugo's classic 'Les Miserables.'

BWW Review: Swedish Production of THE BOOK OF MORMON at Chinateatern, Stockholm.BWW Review: Swedish Production of THE BOOK OF MORMON at Chinateatern, Stockholm.
November 26, 2017

Author: Isa Ponturo. Trey Parker and Matt Stone's critically-acclaimed and smash hit satire of Mormon missionaries was one of the biggest hypes of 2011. It is one of those mainstream shows that' breaks the fourth wall' with non-thespians (Think Hamilton) and still is still one of the most popular shows in the theatre community. Sweden was the first non english speaking country to make a production of this show and it opened to raving reviews earlier this year.

BWW Interview: Peter Jöback of the Swedish Production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
April 6, 2017

Frra hsten fick jag mjligheten att intervjua Peter Jback, som spelar Fantomen (The Phantom) i den svenska uppsattningen av The Phantom Of The Opera i Stockholm. The Phantom Of The Opera kommer att spela sin sista frestallning 14 Maj.

BWW Preview: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at MaximteaternBWW Preview: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at Maximteatern
March 31, 2017

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTYwill PREMIERE AT Maximteatern i Stockholm. A Swedish production of the Tony winning show, THE BRIDGES OF MADION COUNTY will premiere at Maximteatern, September 12, 2018 inStockholm next year.

BWW Feature: Linus Wahlgren and Per Andersson performing 'du och jag, men framförallt ja' (You and me, but mostly me) at TV4 Nyhetsmorgon
January 21, 2017

Linus Wahlgren and Per Andersson performing 'Du och jag - men framforallt jag' (You and me - but mostly me) from Swedish production of THE BOOK OF MORMON at TV4 Nyhetsmoron

BWW Interview: Anton Zetterholm of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Cirkus StockholmBWW Interview: Anton Zetterholm of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Cirkus Stockholm
November 15, 2016

Interviewed withAnton Zetterholm, who currently plays the role of RaoulVicomte de Chagny in the 2016 Swedish production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA.

BWW News: Swedish Production of THE BOOK OF MORMON Announces CastBWW News: Swedish Production of THE BOOK OF MORMON Announces Cast
October 4, 2016

The critically-acclaimed nine-time Tony Award winning HIT musical THE BOOK OF MORMON is heading to Sweden next year with the first non-english production of the show. The cast has been annouced today withSwedish musical theatre starsLinus Wahlgren andPer Andersson in the lead roles.

BWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at CIRKUSBWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at CIRKUS
September 22, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic 'THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA' is one of the most successful pieces of theatre and entertainment of all time and continues to captivate audiences all over the world. The first Swedish production in the late 80's was a huge success so this revival was very anticipated by the old and the new generations of Swedish theatre-goers. I heard someone in the audience say that it was like visiting an old friend after almost 30 years.

Photo Coverage: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Stockholm at CirkusPhoto Coverage: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Stockholm at Cirkus
September 12, 2016

The Swedish production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA had theirpress day in Stockholm yesterday where they previewed threescenes from the show. Broadwayworld Sweden were there to cover it!

BWW Reviews: FRÅN BROADWAY TILL DUVEMÅLA at Kulturens Hus Luleå
May 3, 2016

'FRN BROADWAY TILL DUVEMLA' delivers a delicious Swedish smorgasbord of theatrical talent and a collection of some of the greatest musical theatre songs of all time.

BWW Previews: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY at Göta Lejon
March 25, 2016

Bullets Over Broadway is written by none other than Woody Allen. It has everything that a real musical should have; speed, fan, exuberance and delightful humor. In the impressive cast of characters we see among others Helen Sjoholm, Johan Rheborg, Johan Rabaeus, Shima Niavarani, Katrin Sundberg and Andreas Nilsson. The young screenwriter David Shane played by Linus Wahlgren.

BWW Previews: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at GÖTA LEJON
March 25, 2016

This spring, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, will open in Stockholm with Swedish singer Ola Salo (JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR) in the lead role. It will be a different, punk and expressive set that leaves no one unaffected. Magnus Skogsberg and Pia Gradvall has made new Swedish translation of the material, the director is Hugo Hansen and musical manager Kristofer Nergardh.

BWW Preview: SÄLLSKAPSRESAN (THE CHARTER TRIP) at Chinateatern
March 20, 2016

After two sold-out seasons in Malmo, the Swedish successful musical SLLSKAPSRESAN (The Charter Trip) based on the 1980's comedy movie is finally coming to Stockholm September 9. SLLSKAPSRESAN The Musical is the official stage version of Lasse berg's classic film comedy from 1980. A masterpiece which rightly has left countless of wonderful memories behind him among generations of moviegoers. Who does not remember the four P's, Pepe's Bodega or Sven Melander the ever-thirsty Berra?

THE BOOK OF MORMON Opens in Sweden 2017THE BOOK OF MORMON Opens in Sweden 2017
February 17, 2016

Ma'hanibu eebowai! (Thank you God) Thecritically-acclaimednine-time Tony Award winning HITmusicalTHE BOOK OF MORMON from the creators of Southparkis coming to Stockholm, Sweden, January 2017.

BWW Interview: Marsha Songcome of MISS SAIGON at Prince Edward TheatreBWW Interview: Marsha Songcome of MISS SAIGON at Prince Edward Theatre
December 10, 2015

If you read my previous article you already know that Swedish West End performer, Marsha Songcome is taking over the role of Gigi Van Tranh inClaude-Michel Schonberg&Alain Boublil's MISS SAIGON from 14 December 2015 until the closing date 27 February 2016 at thePrince EdwardTheatre in London. I was very lucky to get an interview with Marsha who recently also got a role in the West End production of Aladdin and won Broadwayworld.com's Understudy of the year.



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