The Beauty Queen of Leenane

The Beauty Queen of Leenane (2003) was a production by The Arctic Theatre, based on the play by Martin McDonagh.

Nora Evensen directed it.

Maryon Eilertsen played the role of Mag.

Guri Johnson played the role of Maureen.


(Objekt ID 29068)
Object type Production
Premiere September 18, 2003
Produced by The Arctic Theatre
Based on The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian dialect
Expressions Theatre, Drama
Running period September 18, 2003  
Website Hålogaland Teater

At the webpage of The Arctic Theatre the following, among other things, is written about The Beauty Queen of Leenane:

"Maureen has spent most of her adult life caring for her mother, Mag. One day her old flame Pato shows up. When Mag discovers that her daughter is about to escape her iron fist, she does what she can to destroy Maureen's first and perhaps only chance to live her own life."


The Arctic Theatre,, 29.06.2017,

Name Role
Martin McDonagh – Playwright
Ragnar Olsen – Translation
Nora Evensen – Direction
Kristoffer Jørgensen – Choreography (Kampkoreografi)
Hege Pålsrud – Stage design
Hege Pålsrud – Costume design
Øystein Heitmann – Light
Maryon Eilertsen – Actor (Mag)
Guri Johnson – Actor (Maureen)
Trond Peter Stamsø Munch – Actor
Joachim Rafaelsen – Actor
Performance dates
September 18, 2003 – Opening night