The Glass Menagerie

The Glass Menagerie (1966) was a theatre production by The National Theatre, based on the play by Tennessee Williams. The production was performed at the theatre's main stage.

Gerda Ring directed it. She was 76 years old at the time, and this became her last production for The National Theatre, where she had worked since she was hired as an actress in 1912.

Ada Kramm interpreted the role of Amanda. The role marked her 50thanniversary as an actress. She had also celebrated her 25th anniversary with the same role.

Liv Thorsen interpreted the role of Laura.

Joachim Calmeyer interpreted the role of Tom.


(Objekt ID 39772)
Object type Production
Premiere October 6, 1966
Produced by The National Theatre
Based on The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
Audience Adults
Number of events 35
Language Norwegian
Expressions Drama, Theatre
Running period October 6, 1966  


Einar Dahl's private archive, donated by Einar Dahl, 21.10.2014

Contributors (9)
Name Role
Tennessee Williams – Playwright
Luzie Juvkam – Translation
Gerda Ring – Direction
Christian Stenersen – Stage design
Lita Prahl – Costume design
Joachim Calmeyer – Actor (Tom Wingfield)
Ada Kramm – Actor (Amanda Wingfield)
Lars Nordrum – Actor (Jim O´Connor)
Liv Thorsen – Actor (Laura Wingfield)
Performance dates
October 6, 1966Hovedscenen – Opening night