The League of Youth

The League of Youth (1869) was a theatre production by Christiania Theatre, the world premiere of the play by Henrik Ibsen. The production was revived 23 times over the next 30 years. The League of Youth became the most performed play in the repertoire of Christiania Theatre.

Michael Brun directed it. The last performance of his version was performed June 13 1899. At the time, the production had been performed 122 times in all.

At the time of the premiere, the role of Stensgård was played by Arnoldus Reimers. He interpreted the role up to 1895. Ludvig Bergh took it over in 1896.

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(Objekt ID 44062)
Object type Production
Premiere October 17, 1869
Produced by Christiania Theatre
Based on The League of Youth by Henrik Ibsen
Audience Adults
Number of events 122
Language Norwegian
Expressions Theatre, Drama
Running period October 18, 1869  —  June 13, 1899
Website NASJONALBIBLIOTEKET

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PERIODS OF PERFORMANCES:

18.10.1869 - 30.4.1870 (15 performances)
27.9.1871 - 24.3.1872 (8 performances)
14.2. - 14.5.1874 (4 performances)
10.9.1874 - 28.6.1875 (6 performances)
2.9.1875 - 30.6.1876 (5 performances)
20.9. - 8.10.1876 (3 performances)
15. og 24.10.1877 (2 performances) 
20. - 28.5.1879 (4 performances)
18.8.1879 - 30.4.1880 (11 performances)
18.10.1880 - 4.3.1881 (3 performances)
16.12.1881 - 16.6.1882 (6 performances)
5.10.1882 - 16.3.1883 (3 performances)
15. og 20.8.1883 (2 performances)
9.9.1884 - 4.6.1886 (5 performances)
12.10.1886 - 9.6.1887 (4 performances)
5.9.1887 (1 performance)
13.9. - 4.10.1888 (3 performances) 
26.8.1889 - 12.4.1890 (10 performances)
1.12.1890 - 2.6.1891 (3 performances)
3. og 14.9.1891 (2 performances)
6.1. - 16.3.1895 (9 performances)
16.12.1896 - 18.1.1897 (7 performances)
2.12.1898 - 13.6.1899 (6 performances)

At the website of The National Library of Norway, there are reviews of the production.For an overview, clich here.

SOURCE:

The National Library of Norway, ibsen.nb.no, 05.11.2014, http://ibsen.nb.no/id/1864.0

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