Selected as a finalist in
the NYU Steinhardt
New Plays for Young
Audiences 2015, the Headwaters New Play Festival at Creede Repertory Theatre 2016, and The Children's Theater of New Jersey 2017, Dr. Solheim's newest play is called Ali's Bees. The main character is a young Iraqi boy who lost his parents in the Iraq War and has moved to America to live with his beekeeper grandfather.
Dr. Bruce Olav Solheim's Theatrical Plays
This is My Gun is a one act thriller set in Anytown USA that looks at mass shootings from a personal and cultural perspective.
GUD VELSIGNE VART HJEM: EN SANN HISTORIE OM FREMTIDEN (GOD BLESS OUR HOME: A TRUE STORY OF THE FUTURE) is a thriller set in Northern Norway in the near future.
First produced in 2015. Going to Northern Norway Fall 2016.
Produced in 2012 and winner of two national awards from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival 2013.
Tough Trip Through Hell,
a dramatic-comedy west-
ern based on an unpub-
lished novel by my friend
David A. Willson. Set in
Virginia City, Montana, in
1866, a Civil War veteran
goes west to find gold
and his runaway bride. For more information please contact Dr. Solheim.
REMF Diary, a dramatic-comedy based on David A. Willson's REMF series of novels.Set in Saigon in 1967, our hero faces desk bound danger in a war-torn land while pursuing Mai (Madame Ky), the object of his obsession.
True North is set in South Naknek, Alaska, in 1978. A young man is transformed by his Summer job in Alaska after meeting Alaskan natives and facing his fears and demons head on.
The Bridge is set on the Golden Gate bridge in the present day. Two people who are both contemplating suicide meet and discuss life as they wait for the opportunity to jump to their deaths.
Working on a fantasy musical and comic book called
Timothy with Carsten
Dau. In a world far
away, but close to home,
a young man must find a way to survive and become true to himself in a post-apocalyptic society controlled by strange groups of mutants, animals, and people.