A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire (1949) was a theatre production by The National Theatre, based on the play by Tennessee Williams.

Gerda Ring directed it.

Aase Bye interpreted the role of Blanche DuBois. She was given Norwegian Critics' Award for her efforts.


(Objekt ID 42631)
Object type Production
Premiere April 26, 1949
Produced by The National Theatre
Based on A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Expressions Theatre, Drama
Running period April 26, 1949  


Anton Rønneberg: Nationaltheatret gjennom femti år (literally: The National Theatre through 50 years). Gyldendal 1949.

The National Theatre, nationaltheatret.no, 16.09.2014, http://forest.nationaltheatret.no/Productions/EventSeries/24f7a968-cd50-4729-862e-209099c6dd74?event_id=8dd3a320-7823-48cb-9e34-87b91151d337

Name Role
Tennessee Williams – Playwright
Peter Magnus – Translation
Gerda Ring – Direction
Rahe Raheny – Stage design
Lita Prahl – Costume design
Wilfred Breistrand – Actor (Pablo Gonzanles)
Aase Bye – Actor (Blanche DuBois)
Pelle Christensen – Actor (En neger )
Berit Fossum – Actor (Negerkvinnen)
Else Heiberg – Actor (Stella Kowalski)
Ola Isene – Actor (Stanley Kowalski)
Sigurd Magnussøn – Actor (Doktoren)
Johan Norlund – Actor (Harold Mitchell (Mitch))
Jørn Ording – Actor (Steve Hubbel)
Hilde Solheim – Actor (Eunice Hubbel)
Aagot Sperati – Actor (Sykepleiersken)
Alfhild Stormoen – Actor (En mexinkansk kvinne)
Einar Wenes – Actor (Regningsbudet)
Ella Hval – Director’s assistant
Performance dates
April 26, 1949Hovedscenen – National premiere, Norway