The Game of Life

The Game of Life (1929) was a theatre production staged by Det Nye Teater. The Game of Life was based on the play by Knut Hamsun.

The production was one of three opening performances for the theatre's new venue in Rosenkrantzgate, where Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre)'s main stage is located today.

The theatre opened February 26 1929, when At the Gate of the Kingdom was performed. The next two evenings Hamsun-trilogy was completed with performances of The Game of Life and Sunset Glow.


(Objekt ID 22279)
Object type Production
Premiere February 27, 1929
Produced by Det Nye Teater
Based on The Game of Life by Knut Hamsun
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Keywords Theatre, Drama
Running period February 27, 1929  


Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre),, 13.07.2012,

Performance dates
February 27, 1929Hovedscenen, Det Nye Teater Opening night