Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves was a puppetry production staged by Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre) in 1969, based on the traditional fairytale.

Agnar Mykle and Arne Mykle directed it together.


(Objekt ID 22197)
Object type Production
Premiere October 13, 1969
Produced by Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre)
Based on Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves by ; The Thousand and One Nights by
Audience Children
Language Norwegian
Expressions Puppetry, Performance for children , Fairytale
Running period October 13, 1969  —  December 23, 1969
Name Role
Agnar Mykle – Dramatised by
Agnar Mykle – Direction
Jane Mykle – Stage design
Ellen Horn – Puppeteer (Morgana, slavepike hos Kasim / Røver)
Arne Mykle – Puppeteer (Ali Baba, vedhugger / Mustafa, gammel skredder / Røver)
Lars Rambøl – Puppeteer (Kasim, kjøpmann og bror til Ali Baba / Røver)
Britt Sletvold – Puppeteer (Fru Ali Baba, Ali Babas kone / Ali Bibi, Ali Babas sønn / Røver)
Kjell Smidsrød – Puppeteer (Fru Kasim, Kasims kone / Røverhøvding / Eselet / Hesten)
Jane Mykle – Puppet maker
Arne Mykle – Director’s assistant
Performance dates
October 13, 1969Oslo Nye Dukketeatret – National premiere, Norway