Bonanza superskip* (Bonanza Super Ship)

Bonanza superskip (Bonanza Super Ship) (1980) was a theatre production by The Norwegian Theatre in collaboration with The Norwegian Touring Theatre, the world premiere of a play by Gunnar Bull Gundersen and Jon Michelet. The play is called Matros Tore Solem og hans skip (literally: Seaman Tore Solem and his ship). The production first went on tour with The Norwegian Touring Theatre the autumn of 1980, opening in Holmestrand, prior to being performed in The Norwegian Theatre's venue Scene 2, at the time located in Rosenkrantzgaten.

Otto Homlung directed it.

The theme of Bonanza superskip was security at sea.

The Norwegian Touring Theatre performed Bonanza superskip in a run consisting of 25 performances.

*Not yet translated into the English. The title within parentheses is the Norwegian title's literal meaning.


(Objekt ID 41194)
Object type Production
Premiere September 9, 1980
Produced by The Norwegian Theatre
In collaboration with The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based on Matros Tore Solem og hans skip* (Seaman Tore Solem and his ship) AKA Bonanza superskip* (Bonanza Super Ship) by Gunnar Bull Gundersen, Jon Michelet
Audience Adults
Audience size 9602
Number of events 77
Language Norwegian Nynorsk
Keywords Drama, Theatre
Running period September 9, 1980  


Einar Dahl's private archive, donated by Einar Dahl, 28.10.2014

Contributors (13)
Name Role
Gunnar Bull Gundersen – Playwright
Jon Michelet – Playwright
Otto Homlung – Direction
Mia Runningen – Stage design
Mia Runningen – Costume design
Roy Bjørnstad – Actor (Leif Winge, kaptein)
Jens Bolling – Actor (Ove Nilsen, kalt "Båsen", båtsmann)
Unn Vibeke Hol – Actor (Elisabeth Solem, kalt Lisa, messejente)
Andreas Kolstad – Actor (Kristian Arvola, kalt "Kræsj", motormann)
Frank Krog – Actor (Finn Hustad, kalt "Proffen", sjømann)
Anita Rummelhoff – Actor (Anne Berg Larsen, kalt "Gnista", telegrafist)
Bjørn Sundquist – Actor (Tore Solem, matros)
Per Tofte – Actor (Santos Gonzales Garcia, donkeymann)
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