Jean de France

Jean de France was a theatre production by The National Theatre, produced in 1956, and based on the play by Ludvig Holberg.

Knut Hergel directed it and Per Aabel interpreted the title role.


(Objekt ID 43429)
Object type Production
Premiere February 4, 1956
Produced by The National Theatre
Coproducers The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based on Jean de France by Ludvig Holberg
Audience Adults
Number of events 52
Language Norwegian
Expressions Theatre, Comedy
Running period February 4, 1956  

Per Aabel also acted in the title role when The National Theatre staged Jean de France in 1942.

Nina Sundbye's statue of Per Aabel shows him as Jean de France. The statue is placed outside of The National Theatre, and was uncovered in 1999.

Performance dates
February 4, 1956Hovedscenen – Opening night