The Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling (1979) was a puppetry production for children by Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre). It was based on the fairytale by H. C. Andersen, in a theatrical adaptation by Zanza Lidums. The production was performed at Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre)'s puppet theatre, at Frogner Manor.

Kari Sundby directed it.


(Objekt ID 23356)
Object type Production
Premiere September 13, 1979
Produced by Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre)
Based on The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Andersen
Audience Children
Language Norwegian
Keywords Puppetry, Performance for children, Fairytale
Running period September 13, 1979  —  March 27, 1980


Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre)'s repertoire database. Donated by Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre). Imported to the Sceneweb database 11.09.2011

Contributors (18)
Name Role
Hans Christian Andersen – Author
Zanza Lidums – Dramatised by
Kari Sundby – Translation
Kari Sundby – Direction
Magne Amdahl – Composition
Hans Petter Harboe – Stage design
Lars Rambøl – Lighting design
Kari Sundby – Lighting design
Kjersti Germeten – Puppeteer (En høne / Villgjess / Andunge)
Stein Kiran – Puppeteer (En katt / Villgjess / And / Andunge)
Anne-Lise Ruud – Puppeteer (Ravnen / Andunge / En gammel and)
Kjell Smidsrød – Puppeteer (Reven / Hunden / Storken / And / Kalkunen / En fornem høne)
Ragnhild Wang – Puppeteer (Andemor)
Knut Wiulsrød – Puppeteer (Den stygge andungen)
Per Aabel – Puppeteer (Fortelleren)
Gerd Alfsen – Puppet maker
Lars Rambøl – Stage manager
Anne Winger – Administration (Salgsleder)
Teaterfigurer (2)
Performance dates
September 13, 1979Oslo Nye Dukketeatret, Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre) Opening night