The Lady from the Sea

The Lady from the Sea was a theatre production staged by The National Theatre in 1968, based on the play by Henrik Ibsen. The production was performed at the theatre's main stage.

Per Bronken directed it.

Henny Moan interpreted the role of Ellida Wangel.

The production was later performed on tour with The Norwegian Touring Theatre.

The Lady from the Sea visited Bergen International Festival 1968, where three performances were given, and was also performed as a visiting performance in Helsinki, where two performances were given.


(Objekt ID 17172)
Object type Production
Premiere February 3, 1968
Produced by The National Theatre
In collaboration with The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based on The Lady from the Sea by Henrik Ibsen
Audience Adults
Number of events 55
Language Norwegian
Expressions Drama, Theatre
Running period February 3, 1968  
Website Nationaltheatret

Requirements to venue

Blackout No


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

Einar Dahl's private archive, donated by Einar Dahl, 21.10.2014

The National Theatre,, 21.10.19,

Name Role
Henrik Ibsen – Playwright
Per Bronken – Direction
Arne Nordheim – Music
Guy Krohg – Stage design
Lita Prahl – Costume design
Gerhard Bjelland – Actor (Lyngstrand)
Joachim Calmeyer – Actor (En fremmed mann)
Wenche Medbøe – Actor (Hilde)
Henny Moan – Actor (Fru Elida Wangel)
Gunnar Olram – Actor (Ballested)
Jørn Ording – Actor (Overlærer Arnholm)
Tone Schwarzott – Actor (Bolette)
Per Sunderland – Actor (Doktor Wangel)
Vera Hall – Mask design (Damer)
Per Karlsen – Mask design (Herrer)
Ole Langerud – Stage manager
Jan Schwarzott – Photo
Else-Karin Ringkjøb – Prompter
Ole Langerud – Tour manager
Performance dates
May 1968Store Scene at The National Stage , Bergen International Festival – visiting performance
February 3, 1968Hovedscenen – Opening night
1968Riksteatret – Tour Premiere