Arsenic and Old Lace

Arsenic and Old Lace was a theatre production produced by Det Nye Teater in 1946, based on the play by Joseph Kesselring.

Tore Foss directed it.


(Objekt ID 23434)
Object type Production
Premiere December 26, 1946
Produced by Det Nye Teater
Based on Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian Bokmål
Expressions Crime, Farce, Comedy, Theatre
Running period December 26, 1946  

Requirements to venue

Blackout Yes
Name Role
Joseph Kesselring – Playwright
Nils-Reinhardt Christensen – Translation
Tore Foss – Direction
Harald Martin – Stage design
Harald Aimarsen – Actor (Gibbs)
Haakon Arnold – Actor (Konstabel O'Hara)
Hans Bille – Actor (Pastor Harper)
Wilfred Breistrand – Actor (Konstabel Brophy)
Thorleif Reiss – Actor (Teddy Brewster)
Georg Richter – Actor (Mortimer Brewster)
Eugen Skjønberg – Actor (Jonathan Brewster)
Bertha Smedsgaard – Actor (Elaine Harper)
Alfred Solaas – Actor (Witerspoon)
Eva Steen – Actor (Martha Brewster)
Knut Thomassen – Actor (Dr. Einstein)
Signe Indahl Voss – Actor (Abby Brewster)
Einar Vaage – Actor (Rooney, politimester)
Claus Wiese – Actor (Konstabel Klein)
Performance dates
December 26, 1946Hovedscenen – National premiere, Norway