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The Tempest

The Tempest was a theatre production by The Norwegian Theatre, produced in 1959, and based on the play by William Shakespeare.

Ivo Cramér directed it.

Harald Heide Steen interpreted the role of Prospero.

Gunnar Sønstevold composed the music for The Tempest. With this work he became the first composer in Norway to have his electro-acoustic music composition performed publically.


(Objekt ID 38035)
Object type Production
Premiere March 10, 1959
Produced by The Norwegian Theatre
Based on The Tempest by William Shakespeare
Audience Adults
Number of events 30
Language Norwegian Nynorsk
Keywords Theatre, Drama
Running period March 10, 1959  


Bäckström, Per og Bodil Børset (ed): Norsk Avantgarde (literally: Norwegian Avant-garde). Novus Forlag. Oslo, 2011

The Norwegian Theatre's repertoire archive, donated by The Norwegian Theatre, 08.09.2015

Næss, Trine. (2009, February 13). Arne Walentin. Article in Norsk biografisk leksikon. Found January 3 2014 at http://nbl.snl.no/Arne_Walentin.

Performance dates
March 10, 1959Teaterlokalene i Stortingsgaten 16 Opening night