Premiére date4 Oct. 1972
Produced byThe National Theatre
Based onGhosts by Henrik Ibsen
Number of events114
ExpressionsDrama, Theatre
Running period4 Oct. 1972  
WebsiteDigitaltMuseum, Nationaltheatret

About Ghosts

Ghosts was a theatre production staged by The National Theatre in 1972, based on the play by Henrik Ibsen. The production was staged in The National Theatre's venue Amfiscenen, The Amphi Stage.

Pål Løkkeberg directed it and was given The Norwegian Critics' Award 1973 for his efforts.

Helen Brichmann interpreted the role of Helene Alving.

Svein Sturla Hungnes interpreted the role of Osvald Alving.

Ghosts by The National Theatre was performed during Bergen International Festival in 1973. The production also went on tour (11 performances).

The production was revived February 6 1978. During this run it was performed 48 times, as part of the celebrations of The Ibsen Jubilee. In 1978, 150 years had passed from the birth of Ibsen.

Ghosts also went on tour with The Norwegian Touring Theatre in the winter of 1978, 21 performances.

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Photos by Frits Solvang from the production of Ghosts can be found at Digitalt Museum.


Digitalt Museum,, 16.05.2013,

The National Theatre,, 04.09.2012,

Store Norske Leksikon on Pål Løkkeberg,

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