A Doll's House

A Doll's House was a theatre production staged by The National Theatre in 1971, based on the play by Henrik Ibsen. The production was performed at The National Theatre's main stage.

Edith Roger directed it.

Ingerid Vardund interpreted the role of Nora.

The 1971 version of A Doll's House by The National Theatre toured Japan from September 23 1971, a tour of 11 performances in grand theatres in Tokyo, Kobe, Kyoto, Osaka, Nagoya, Kokura and Fukuoka. It was recorded by Japanese TV and later selected as "TV event of the year" in Japan.

The production also visited The City Theatre (Burgtheater) in Vienna, where it was performed twice, and The Royal Danish Theatre of Copenhagen, where it was performed thrice. It also visited Kiel.

A Doll's House also went on tour with The Norwegian Touring Theatre.


(Objekt ID 17217)
Object type Production
Premiere August 25, 1971
Produced by The National Theatre
In collaboration with The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based on A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
Audience Adults
Number of events 73
Language Norwegian
Expressions Drama, Theatre
Running period August 25, 1971  
Website Nationaltheatret

Requirements to venue

Blackout No


The National Theatre, forest.nationaltheatret.no, 18.04.2017, http://forest.nationaltheatret.no/Productions/EventSeries/0258f0e9-681d-4991-babc-b1dfbe776ad6?event_id=f22a596a-aa7c-41fd-8a92-4dae5a47c6bf

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

Ibsen.nb.no, http://ibsen.nb.no/id/7874

Performance dates
June 16, 1973Burgtheatret – visiting performance
June 15, 1973Burgtheatret – visiting performance
1973Ibsenhuset – Show
September 23, 1971Nationaltheatret på turné i Japan i 1971 – Tour Premiere
August 25, 1971Hovedscenen – Opening night
1971Det Kongelige Teater i København – Show