Fredrik Brattberg is an Ibsen Award winning playwright. His background is in classical composition and he applies a lot of music theory and techniques in his playwrighting. His plays centre on the absurd and dark nature of life, this is played briliantly until tragedy is transformed into farce. Brattberg's works have been translated into six languages and have been performed in Norway, France, Denmark, Indonesia and in New York.
The Returning has been produced five times and won Fredrik Brattberg The Ibsen Award in 2012.