The Price

The Price (1968) was a theatre production by The National Theatre, the Norwegian premiere of the play by Arthur Miller. The production was performed at the theatre's main stage.

Knut Hergel directed it. The Price became his last assignment as a director at The National Theatre.

Stein Grieg Halvorsen played the role of Gregory Solomon. He was awarded with Norwegian Critics' Award for his interpretation of the role.

Stage designer Christian Stenersen also had his last assignment at The National Theatre with the stage design for The Price. He had been steadily employed as a theatre painter and stage designer at The National Theatre since 1935.

The production of The Price went on tour with The Norwegian Touring Theatre. It was also performed as a visiting performance in Stavanger.

Information

(Objekt ID 40220)
Object type Production
Premiere Navember 27, 1968
Produced by The National Theatre
In collaboration with The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based on The Price by Arthur Miller
Audience Adults
Number of events 60
Language Norwegian
Expressions Drama, Theatre
Running period Navember 27, 1968  
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SOURCES:

The National Theatre, www.nationaltheatret.no, 05.12.2017, http://forest.nationaltheatret.no/Productions/EventSeries/04facb3e-dcc1-4030-bf3d-3c8541e05350?event_id=8babc3d7-4b41-4a69-bc36-6d8d2c441662

Einar Dahl's private archive, donated by Einar Dahl, 2014.10.21

Contributors
Name Role
Arthur Miller – Playwright
Hans Heiberg – Translation
Knut Hergel – Direction
Christian Stenersen – Stage design
Lita Prahl – Costume design
Helen Brinchmann – Actor (Esther Frantz)
Stein Grieg Halvorsen – Actor (Gregory Solomon)
Henki Kolstad – Actor (Victor Frantz)
Georg Løkkeberg – Actor (Walter Frantz)
Vera Hall – Mask design (Damer)
Per Karlsen – Mask design (Herrer)
Egil Jacobsen – Stage manager
Jan Schwarzott – Photo
Gro Thurn-Paulsen – Prompter
Performance dates
Navember 27, 1968Hovedscenen – National premiere, Norway