Cassandra is an orchestra drama for actor and orchestra produced by Visjoner Teater. The production was originally produced in English under the name of Cassandra and then performed during Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music Festival under the New Norwegian name of Kassandra. This was the premiere in the language of New Norwegian.


(Objekt ID 10231)
Object type Production
Premiere October 7, 2000
Produced by Visjoner Teater
In collaboration with The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Based on Cassandra by Olav Anton Thommessen; Cassandra by Christa Wolf
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian Nynorsk and English
Keywords Music, Theatre, Musical theatre, Drama
Running period October 7, 2000  
Website Visjoner Teater

Cassandra by Visjoner Teater is an orchestra drama written by Olav Anton Thommesen, composed for actor and orchestra. Kassandra/Cassandra was adapted to drama by Juni Dahr. The production was made into reality by the aid of John Barton and Christa Wolf. The New Norwegian premiere took place in 2001, in a translation by Edvard Hoem.

Source: Visjoner Teater,, 29.12.2010

Contributors (10)
Name Role
Christa Wolf – Author
Juni Dahr – Dramatised by
Edvard Hoem – Translation (til nynorsk)
Juni Dahr – Concept/Idea
Hilde Andersen – Direction
Olav Anton Thommessen – Composition
Kristin Bredal – Stage design
Kristin Bredal – Lighting design
John Barton – Co-creator
Juni Dahr – Actor