The Lesson

The Lesson was a theatre production by Det Nye Teater, produced in 1959, and based on the play by Eugène Ionesco.

Gerhard Knoop directed it.


(Objekt ID 22951)
Object type Production
Premiere April 19, 1959
Produced by Det Nye Teater
Based on The Lesson by Eugène Ionesco
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Keywords Theatre of the absurd, One-act Play, Theatre
Running period April 19, 1959  
Contributors (7)
Name Role
Eugène Ionesco – Playwright
Mimi Omdahl – Translation
Gerhard Knoop – Direction
Harald Martin – Stage design
Henny Moan – Actor (Den unge eleven)
Gisle Straume – Actor (Professoren)
Ingrid Øvre Wiik – Actor (Hushjelpen)
Performance dates
April 19, 1959Hovedscenen, Det Nye Teater National premiere, Norway