The Bear

The Bear is a production by Fabula after a text by Anton Chekhov followed by American roots, folk and country music, with Bjørn Sundquist, Steinar Albrigtsen and Eva Dons. The Bear describes a battle of life and death between woman and man. How will it end?


(Objekt ID 1653)
Object type Production
Premiere 2004
Produced by Fabula
Based on The Bear by Anton Tsjekhov
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Expressions Musical theatre, Concert, Theatre
Running period 2004  
Website Eva Dons websider

The Bear is the Russian writer, doctor and human connoisseur Chekhov’s contribution to the debate about women’s liberation towards the end of the 19th Century. The Bear is a production dealing with love, betrayal and the power mechanics between man and woman.

The Bear by Fabula is a classical comedy produced with the assistance of Viggo Lund Management.

Source; Eva Dons’ webpage, 14.12.2010,

Name Role
Anton Tsjekhov – Playwright
Annabelle Rice – Direction
Steinar Albrigtsen – Performer
Eva Dons – Performer
Bjørn Sundquist – Performer
Performance dates
Navember 6, 2004 – Show
Navember 5, 2004 – Show
2004 – Opening night