Gert the Westphaler

Gert the Westphaler was a theatre production staged by The National Theatre in 1899, based on the play by Ludvig Holberg.

Olaf Mørch Hansson directed it.

As part of a Holberg program with The Lyng-In Room, Gert the Westphaler was one of The National Theatre's three opening performances, and the one that was performed the very first night the theatre was open, September 1 1899.


(Objekt ID 15686)
Object type Production
Premiere September 1, 1899
Produced by The National Theatre
Based on Gert the Westphaler by Ludvig Holberg
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Expressions Comedy, One-act Play, Theatre
Running period September 1, 1899  
Website Nationaltheatret

Requirements to venue

Blackout No
Contributors (15)
Name Role
Ludvig Holberg – Playwright
Olaf Mørch Hansson – Direction
Jens Wang – Stage design
Sigurd Asmundsen – Actor (En notarius)
Jean Berg – Actor (Jesper, apotekerens dreg)
Theodor Blich – Actor (Gottard, Gilberts broder)
Alma Fahlstrøm – Actor (Pernille)
Johan Fahlstrøm – Actor (Tobias Procurator)
Johan Løvaas – Actor (En apoteker-svend)
Ludvig Müller – Actor (Leonard, destillerer)
Sophie Reimers – Actor (Gunild, Gerts moder)
Berent Schanche – Actor (Mester Gert Westphaler)
Jens Selmer – Actor (Gilbert, apoteker)
Johanne Voss – Actor (Leonora)
Olav Voss – Actor (Henrich)
Performance dates
September 1, 1899Hovedscenen – Opening night