Long Day's Journey into Night

Long Day's Journey into Night(1976) was a theatre production by The Norwegian Theatre, based on the play by Eugene O'Neill. The production was performed in the theatre's mail stage, at the time located in Stortingsgaten, Oslo.

Tormod Skagestad directed it. He had directed the same play for the same theatre in 1961.

Rønnaug Alten played the role of Mary Tyrone.

Gisle Straume played the role of James Tyrone.

Bjørn Floberg and Bjørn Skagestad played the roles of the sons Jamie and Edmund.

Long Day's Journey into Night was also performed on tour with The Norwegian Touring Theatre the fall of 1977, during which 28 performances were given. The production also visited The National Stage in Bergen and Rogaland Theatre in Stavanger.


(Objekt ID 40992)
Object type Production
Premiere September 4, 1976
Produced by The Norwegian Theatre
In collaboration with The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based on Long Day's Journey into Night by Eugene O'Neill
Audience Adults
Audience size 22739
Number of events 74
Language Norwegian Nynorsk
Keywords Drama, Theatre
Running period September 4, 1976  


Repertoire at The Norwegian Theatre 1913-2014. Transferred to Sceneweb 08.09.2015

Einar Dahl's private archive, donated by Einar Dahl, 31.10.2014

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

Contributors (16)
Name Role
Eugene O'Neill – Playwright
Arthur Klæbo – Translation
Tormod Skagestad – Direction
Arne Walentin – Stage design
Arne Walentin – Costume design
Rønnaug Alten – Actor (Mary Cavan Tyrone, kona til James Tyrone)
Bjørn Floberg – Actor (James Tyrone, eldste sonen til Tyrone)
Karin Helene Haugen – Actor (Cathleen, hushjelp)
Bjørn Skagestad – Actor (Edmund Tyrone, yngste sonen til Tyrone)
Gisle Straume – Actor (James Tyrone)
Doro Walstad – Mask design
Ivar Vasaasen – Props
Krzysztof Seliga – Stage manager
Arna Hammersmark – Director’s assistant
Arna Hammersmark – Prompter
Astrid Hellesen – Prompter
Performance dates
October 7, 1977Store Scene, The National Stage visiting performance
1977Riksteatret, The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret) Tour Premiere
September 4, 1976Teaterlokalene i Stortingsgaten 16 Opening night