Jan Herwitz

Jan Herwitz (1913) was a theatre production by The National Theatre, the world premiere of the play by Hans Wiers-Jenssen.It was performed at the theatre's main stage.

Gustav Thomassen directed it.

Gustav Thomassen also played the title role.

Jan Herwitz was revived in 1921, with many changes in the cast. The revival marked Thomassen's 40th anniversary as an actor.


(Objekt ID 16271)
Object type Production
Premiere April 10, 1913
Produced by The National Theatre
Based on Jan Herwitz by Hans Wiers-Jenssen
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Expressions Light comedy/slapstick, Theatre
Running period April 10, 1913  
Website Nationaltheatret

Requirements to venue

Blackout No
Other participants
Performance dates
February 7, 1921Hovedscenen – New opening
April 10, 1913Hovedscenen – Worldwide premiere
Press coverage