The Defeat

The Defeat (1937) was a theatre production by The National Theatre, the world premiere of the play by Nordahl Grieg.

Agnes Mowinckel directed it.


(Objekt ID 16669)
Object type Production
Premiere March 25, 1937
Produced by The National Theatre
Based on The Defeat by Nordahl Grieg
Audience Adults
Number of events 13
Language Norwegian
Expressions Drama, Theatre, Political Theatre
Running period March 25, 1937  
Website Nationaltheatret

Requirements to venue

Blackout No


The National Theatre,, 11.10.2018,

Knut Nygaard and Eiliv Eide, Den Nationale Scene 1931-1976 (literally: The National Stage 1931-1976), Gyldendal Norsk Forlag 1977

Performance dates
March 25, 1937Hovedscenen – Worldwide premiere