Why Not Theatre Company has been providing audiences in Denmark with professional theatre in English since 2007.

Our productions are carefully selected to appeal to a diverse audience, cutting across international and cultural barriers.

Our Vision

Powerful theatre that moves, inspires and engages.

Our Mission

  • To produce small cast, professional theatre in English.
  • To explore texts of high literary quality.
  • To tell thought-provoking stories that hook our audiences.
  • To create exceptional theatre that unlocks the emotions and inspires debate.
  • To earn critical acclaim and attract a broad audience.


CPH-Culture 'Best of 2019/2020 Nomination'

  • Best Director of the season: Solbjørg Højfeldt (Dance With Me)
  • Best female lead of the season: Sue Hansen-Styles (Dance With Me)
  • Best production of a Classic play: Dance With Me

CPH-Culture 'Best of 2018/2019 Nomination'

  • Best foreign play: Mairead by Tanja Mastilo.

CPH-Culture 'Best of 2017/2018'

  • Nomination for Best Actress: Sue Hansen-Styles (The Art of Falling).
  • Best foreign play: The Art of Falling.

CPH-Culture 'Best of 2016 Nominations'

  • Best female lead of the year (Sue Hansen-Styles, VITA & VIRGINIA).
  • Best classic presentation: VITA & VIRGINIA.

CPH-Culture 'Best of 2015/16 Nominations'

  • Best director: Jeremy Thomas-Poulsen, for SECRETS and others.
  • Best foreign play: LOVE AND MONEY.
  • Biggest breakthrough: Malte Frid-Nielsen, for LOVE AND MONEY and others.

CPH-Culture 'Best of 2014/15'

  • Best female lead of the year (Sue Hansen-Styles, WIT).
  • Best foreign play of the year (WIT).
  • Nomination for best play of the year (WIT).
  • Link: Read more here (in Danish).

Information 'Best of 2014/15':


Welcome to Why Not Theatre Company!

Sue Hansen-Styles
Artistic Director

What's on

Happy Days

Dates: 03.09.2021 - 25.09.2021
Place: Teatret ved Sorte Hest