Metamorphosis (2012) was a theatre production by The National Theatre and Vesturport Teater, freely based on the novel by Franz Kafka.

Gísli Örn Garðarsson adapted it for the theatre, directed it and interpreted the role of Gregor.

Metamorphosis was nominated for the Hedda Award 2012 in the best production of the year category.


(Objekt ID 28594)
Object type Production
Premiere January 14, 2012
Produced by The National Theatre,
Based on The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Keywords Drama, Theatre
Running period January 14, 2012  
Performance dates
April 28, 2014Hovedscenen, Nationaltheatret, The National Theatre New opening
August 10, 2013Hovedscenen, Nationaltheatret, The National Theatre New opening
January 14, 2012Hovedscenen, Nationaltheatret, The National Theatre Opening night
Press coverage

Writer and date unknown, Aftenposten [Oslo]:
" explosive, physical theatre production."

Writer and date unknown, Dag og Tid [Oslo]:
"Franz Kafka's vulnerable, introvert poetry work (is) lifted like a flower from the grey mist."