Peer Gynt

Peer Gynt was a theatre production by The National Theatre, produced in 1990, and based on the play by Henrik Ibsen. The production was staged at The National Theatre's venue Amfiscenen.

John Barton directed it.

Per Jansen played the title role.

With the exception of Jansen all actors performed more than one role. Mother Aase and Solveig were both played by Tone Danielsen.

The production visited Bergen International Festival, where it was performed five times, and The 11th International Theatre Festival of Madrid, where it was performed four times.

It was revived in 1992.


(Objekt ID 39270)
Object type Production
Premiere September 1, 1990
Produced by The National Theatre
Based on Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen
Audience Adults
Number of events 99
Language Norwegian
Expressions Drama, Theatre
Running period September 1, 1990  


The National Theatre, on Peer Gynt 1990,, 05.05.2014,

The National Theatre, on Peer Gynt 1992,, 05.05.2014,

Einar Dahl's private archive, donated by Einar Dahl, 23.10.2014

Performance dates
March 28, 1992Amfiscenen – New opening
May 29, 1991Småscenen, now Teaterkjelleren, The National Stage , Bergen International Festival – visiting performance
September 1, 1990Amfiscenen – Opening night
Festivals (1)