Nothing grows by moonlight

Nothing grows by moonlight was a theatre production by The Norwegian Theatre, produced in 1982 and based on a novel by Torborg Nedraas, adapted for the theatre by Ragnhild Hilt. It was a world premiere, and it was performed at The Norwegian Theatre's Scene 2, in Rosenkrantzgaten.

Sverre Udnæs directed it.

Ragnhild Hilt performed the monologue.

Nothing grows by moonlight went on tour with The Norwegian Touring Theatre the autumn of 1982, 11 performances. It went on a new tour with The Norwegian Touring Theatre the spring of 1983, 17 performances.

During her career Ragnhild Hilt performed three versions of this monologue, all of them at The Norwegian Theatre, the last shortly before her death in 2014. The 1982 version was the first one, and the second version was performed in 1996.


(Objekt ID 41223)
Object type Production
Premiere January 7, 1982
Produced by The Norwegian Theatre
Based on Nothing grows by moonlight by Torborg Nedreaas
Audience Adults
Audience size 9661
Number of events 105
Language Norwegian Nynorsk
Keywords Monologue, Theatre
Running period January 7, 1982  


The Norwegian Theatre

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

Contributors (8)
Name Role
Torborg Nedreaas – Author
Ragnhild Hilt – Dramatised by
Halldis Moren Vesaas – Translation (til nynorsk)
Sverre Udnæs – Direction
Snorre Tindberg – Stage design
Unni Walstad – Costume
Ragnhild Hilt – Actor
Svein Erik Brodal – Voiceover
Performance dates