Peer Gynt

Peer Gynt (1955) was a theatre production staged by The National Theatre, based on the play by Henrik Ibsen.

Alfred Maurstad directed it, and shared the title role with his son Toralv Maurstad.

Tore Segelcke played the role of Mother Aase.

Edith Thallaug played the role of Solveig.

Peer Gynt visited Burghteater in Vienna June 21 and 22 1956.


(Objekt ID 17034)
Object type Production
Premiere May 1, 1955
Produced by The National Theatre
Based on Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen
Audience Adults
Number of events 102
Language Norwegian
Expressions Drama, Theatre
Running period May 1, 1955  
Website Nationaltheatret

Requirements to venue

Blackout No


The National Theatre,, 07.10.19,

Anton Rønneberg: Nationaltheatret 1949-1974 (literally: The National Theatre 1949-1974), Gyldendal 1974.

Performance dates
June 22, 1956Burgtheatret – visiting performance
June 21, 1956Burgtheatret – visiting performance
May 1, 1955Hovedscenen – Opening night