The Apollo of Bellac

The Apollo of Bellac was a theatre production staged by Det Nye Teater in 1949, based on the play by Jean Giraudoux.

The play was performed with a program of three ballets by Veit Bethke; Petite suiteHypokonderen* (The Hypochondriac), Tarantella* (Tarantula).

*Not yet translated into English. The title within parentheses is the Norwegian title's literal meaning.

Information

(Objekt ID 22686)
Object type Production
Premiere January 4, 1949
Produced by Det Nye Teater
Based on The Apollo of Bellac by Jean Giraudoux
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian Bokmål
Expressions Light comedy/slapstick, Theatre
Running period January 4, 1949  —  January 13, 1949
Contributors
Name Role
Jean Giraudoux – Playwright
Paul René Gauguin – Translation
Hans Bille – Direction
Kaare Hegle – Stage design
Haakon Arnold – Actor (Bollerand)
Hans Bille – Actor (Herr de Nissoir)
Grace Grung – Actor (Frøken Rapetusse)
Jens Gunderssen – Actor (Herren fra Bellac)
Gunvor Hall – Actor (Therese)
Knut Jacobsen – Actor (Herr Mussefiert)
Thorleif Reiss – Actor (Generaldirektøren)
Folkman Schaanning – Actor (Kontorsjefen)
Gunnar Skar – Actor (Klotz)
Alfred Solaas – Actor (Kontorius)
Aagot Støkken – Actor (Agnes)
Performance dates
January 4, 1949Hovedscenen – National premiere, Norway