Orphans was a theatre production staged by The National Theatre in 2011, based on a text by Dennis Kelly.

Orphans - Komilab 5* (Comedy Lab no. 5) was part of The National Theatre's Komilab-prosjektet (The Comedy Lab Project), performed at The Torshov Theatre.

Komilab-prosjektet was nominated for the Hedda Awards 2012 in the category of special artistic achievement.

Orphans got three nominations for the Hedda Awards the same year: Thorbjørn Harr was nominated in the category of best leading actor for the role of Leon, Mariann Hole was nominated in the category of best supporting actress for the role of Helene and Terje Strømdahl was nominated in the category of best direction.


(Objekt ID 28800)
Object type Production
Premiere Navember 9, 2011
Produced by The National Theatre, The Torshov Theatre
Based on Orphans by Dennis Kelly
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Expressions Theatre, Comedy, Drama
Running period Navember 9, 2011  


The Hedda Awards, 29.05.2012, http://heddaprisen.no/pub/heddaprisen/main/?&mid=1031&aid=1030

*Not yet translated into English. The title within parentheses is the Norwegian title's literal meaning.

Performance dates
Navember 9, 2011Torshovteatret - Hovedsalen – National premiere, Norway