Playing with Fire

Playing with Fire (1949) was a theatre production by Det Nye Teater (The New Theatre), based on a one-act comedy by August Strindberg. It was performed with the same playwright's The First Warning.

Johan Borgen directed it.


(Objekt ID 22670)
Object type Production
Premiere January 23, 1949
Produced by Det Nye Teater
Based on Playing with Fire by August Strindberg
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Keywords One-act Play, Theatre
Running period January 23, 1949  —  February 13, 1949
Contributors (10)
Name Role
August Strindberg – Playwright
Johan Borgen – Translation
Johan Borgen – Direction
Kaare Hegle – Stage design
Stig Egede-Nissen – Actor (Vennen)
Grace Grung – Actor (Moren)
Jens Gunderssen – Actor (Sønnen)
Marit Halset – Actor (Sønnens hustru)
Aagot Støkken – Actor (Kusinen)
Einar Vaage – Actor (Faren)
Performance dates
January 23, 1949Hovedscenen, Det Nye Teater Opening night