The Heiress

The Heiress was a theatre production by Det Nye Teater, produced in 1952 and based on a play by Ruth Goetz and Augustus Goetz, adapted from the novel Washington Square by Henry James.

Aud Richter directed it.


(Objekt ID 22828)
Object type Production
Premiere February 8, 1952
Produced by Det Nye Teater
Based on The Heiress by Henry James, Ruth Goetz, Augustus Goetz
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Expressions Theatre
Running period February 8, 1952  
Contributors (16)
Name Role
Henry James – Author
Ruth Goetz – Dramatised by
Augustus Goetz – Dramatised by
Hans Heiberg – Translation
Aud Richter – Direction
Harry Andersen – Stage design
Ingeborg Guldbrandsen – Costume design
Grace Grung – Actor (Maria, stuepike)
Knut M. Hansson – Actor (Dr. Austin Sloper)
Turid Haaland – Actor (Lavinia Penniman)
Randi Nordby – Actor (Marian Almond)
Helge Reiss – Actor (Arthur Townsend)
Georg Richter – Actor (Morris Townsend)
Merete Skavlan – Actor (Cathrine Sloper, datter av Dr. Austin Sloper)
Aagot Støkken – Actor (Fru Montgomery)
Liv Uchermann Selmer – Actor (Elisabeth Almond)
Performance dates
February 8, 1952Hovedscenen – National premiere, Norway