Phaedra was a theatre production by Swedish Riksteatern, produced in 2005, and founded in a play by Jon Fosse after Jean Racine.

The production was the world premiere of Fosse's text.

Eirik Stubø directed it.


(Objekt ID 33585)
Object type Production
Premiere March 12, 2005
Produced by Swedish Riksteatern
In collaboration with The National Theatre
Based on Phaedra (after Racine) by Jon Fosse, Jean Racine; Phaedra AKA Phèdre by Jean Racine
Audience Adults
Audience size 4245
Number of events 28
Language Swedish
Keywords Tragedy, Theatre
Running period March 12, 2005  

Phaedra by Swedish Riksteatern opened in Umea, and toured Sweden prior to visiting The National Theatre of Norway as a visiting performance.

Many of the involved, backstage and onstage, were Norwegian.


Swedish Riksteatern, Annual report for 2005,, 24.02.2013,

Contributors (14)
Name Role
Jon Fosse – Playwright
Svante Aulis Löwenborg – Translation (til svensk)
Eirik Stubø – Direction
Kari Gravklev – Stage design
Kari Gravklev – Costume design
Ellen Ruge – Lighting design
Suzanna Dilber – Actor (Aricia)
Felix Engström – Actor
Kristofer Fransson – Actor (Hipollytos)
Ragnhild Hilt – Actor (Oinone)
Irma Schultz Keller – Actor
Göran Ragnerstam – Actor
Trine Wiggen – Actor (Fedra)
Agneta Wrede – Mask design