The Hen Who Had to Go to Dovre Mountain or Else the Whole World Would Perish

The Hen Who Had to Go to Dovre Mountain or Else the Whole World Would Perish (1976) was a puppetry production by Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre), based on a Norwegian folktale collected and written down by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Moe. The theatrical adaptation was written by Peder W. Cappelen. The production was performed at Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre)'s puppet theatre.

Kari Sundby directed it.

The Hen Who Had to Go to Dovre Mountain or Else the Whole World Would Perish was revived in 1978.

Information

(Objekt ID 22217)
Object type Production
Premiere September 7, 1976
Produced by Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre)
Based on The Hen Who Had to Go to Dovre Mountain or Else the Whole World Would Perish by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, Jørgen Moe
Audience Children
Language Norwegian
Expressions Puppetry, Fairytale, Performance for children
Running period September 7, 1976  —  June 22, 1978
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Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre)'s repertoire database. Donated by Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre). Imported to the Sceneweb database 11.09.2011

Contributors
Name Role
Peter Christen Asbjørnsen – Author
Jørgen Moe – Author
Peder W. Cappelen – Dramatised by
Kari Sundby – Direction
Egil Monn-Iversen – Music
Kjell Roar Smidsrød – Decorations
Kjersti Germeten – Puppeteer (Høne Pøne/Lysalven)
Åsmund Huser – Puppeteer (Hane Pane)
Lars Rambøl – Puppeteer (Gasse Vasse)
Anne-Lise Ruud – Puppeteer (St. Hans-ormen)
Kjell Roar Smidsrød – Puppeteer (Reven)
Knut Wiulsrød – Puppeteer (Ande Vande)
Sture Rogne – Musician (Elektronisk trekkspill)
Kjersti Germeten – Puppet maker
Lars Rambøl – Stage manager
Lars Rambøl – Technical director
Lars Rambøl – Lighting supervisor
Anne Winger – Administration (Salgsleder)
Performance dates
May 18, 1978Oslo Nye Dukketeatret – Reopening
September 7, 1976Oslo Nye Dukketeatret – National premiere, Norway