Karius and Bactus

Karius and Bactus (1988) was a puppetry production by The Norwegian Touring Theatre, based on the play by Thorbjørn Egner. The production used marotte puppets. It went on tour the autumn of 1988, with its tour opening in Lillehammer September 7.

Liv Borg Thorsen directed it.

The production also toured during 1989.


(Objekt ID 35751)
Object type Production
Premiere September 7, 1988
Produced by The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based on Karius and Bactus by Thorbjørn Egner
Audience Children
Audience size 9883
Number of events 54
Language Norwegian
Keywords Performance for children, Puppetry
Running period September 7, 1988  —  1989


Einar Dahl's private archive, donated by Einar Dahl, 05.06.2013

Association of Norwegian Theatres and Orchestras: På norske scener. Sesongen 1988/89 (literally: On Norwegian stages, the season of 1988/89), Association of Norwegian Theatres and Orchestras, Oslo 1989

Contributors (8)
Name Role
Thorbjørn Egner – Playwright
Liv Borg Thorsen – Direction
Christian Hartmann – Music
Einar Dahl – Stage design
Helene Byhring – Puppeteer (Karius 2. turné)
Marianne Edvardsen – Puppeteer (Karius 1. turné)
Anne Stray – Puppeteer (Baktus / Forteller)
Kari Noreger – Puppet maker
Performance dates