Antigone (1945) was a theatre production by The Norwegian Theatre, based on the play by Sophocles. The production was the first The Norwegian Theatre had done of the play. It was staged at the theatre's main stage.

Knut Hergel directed it.

Tordis Maurstad interpreted the title role.

Johan Norlund played the role of Creon.


(Objekt ID 38040)
Object type Production
Premiere September 6, 1945
Produced by The Norwegian Theatre
Based on Antigone by Sofokles
Audience Adults
Number of events 57
Language Norwegian Nynorsk
Expressions Theatre, Tragedy, 2nd World War, Political Theatre
Running period September 6, 1945  


The National Library of Norway, performance program transferred to Sceneweb 21.10.2015.

The Norwegian Theatre's repertoire database, donated by The Norwegian Theatre 08.09.2015.

Næss, Trine. (2009, February 13). Arne Walentin. From Norsk biografisk leksikon. Hentet 3. januar 2014 fra

Name Role
Sofokles – Playwright
Eirik Vandvik – Translation
Knut Hergel – Direction
Gerd Kjølaas – Choreography
Arne Walentin – Stage design
Adolf Kristoffer Nielsen – Musical arrangement
Edvard Drabløs – Actor (Korføraren)
Dagny Gurvin – Actor (Evrydike, dronning)
Tordis Maurstad – Actor (Antigone)
Johan Norlund – Actor (Kreon)
Pehr Qværnstrøm – Actor (Ein vaktmann)
Eva Sletto – Actor (Ismene, Antigones søster)
Harald Heide Steen – Actor (Ein bodberar)
Lars Tvinde – Actor (Teiresias, ein blind spåmann)
Øyvind Øyen – Actor (Haimon, sønn tilt Kreon)
Liv Brodtkorb – Dancer (Lagnadsgudinner)
Marit Frogner – Dancer (Lagnadsgudinner)
Hans Kjølaas – Dancer
Fernanda Sparre Smith – Dancer (Lagnadsgudinner)
Other participants

The list is incomplete.