The Vikings at Helgeland

The Vikings at Helgeland (1861) was a theatre production by Christiania Theater, based on the play by Henrik Ibsen. The production was performed the spring and autumn of 1861, the autumn of 1867 and the winter of 1870.

The first seasons, Laura Gundersen interpreted the role of Hjørdis. Her name was still Laura Svendsen at the time of the premiere. Sophie Schirmer took over in 1870.

Nicolai Wolf interpreted the role of Sigurd.

Information

(Objekt ID 44082)
Object type Production
Premiere April 11, 1861
Produced by Christiania Theatre
Based on The Vikings at Helgeland by Henrik Ibsen
Audience Adults
Number of events 100
Language Norwegian
Expressions Theatre, Drama
Running period April 11, 1861  —  March 20, 1896
Website Nasjonalbiblioteket
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PERIODS OF PERFORMANCES:

11.4 - 5.5.1861 (Five performances)
4.9.1861 (One performance)
29.9. - 4.10.1867 (Four performances)
28.11 - 2.12.1870 (Two performances)

SOURCE:

The National Library of Norway, ibsen.nb.no, 06.11.2014, http://ibsen.nb.no/id/20896

Contributors
Name Role
Henrik Ibsen – Playwright
Christian Abelsted (from 1867 to 1867) – Actor (Thorolf (1867) )
Johannes Brun (from 1861 to 1861) – Actor (Gunnar Herse (1861))
Hans Brun (from 1867 to 1870) – Actor (En gammel mann (1867-1870))
Ole Bucher (from 1870 to 1870) – Actor (Kåre Bonde (1870))
Sigvard Emil Gundersen (from 1867 to 1867) – Actor (Gunnar Herse (1867))
Laura Gundersen (from 1861 to 1867) – Actor (Hjørdis (1861-1867))
Benedikte J. Hundevadt (from 1861 to 1861) – Actor (Thorolf (1861))
Andreas Isachsen (from 1867 to 1867) – Actor (Ørnulf (1867))
Johanne Juell (from 1867 to 1870) – Actor (Dagny (1867-1870))
Christian Jørgensen (from 1861 to 1861) – Actor (Ørnulf (1861))
Lina V. Malthe (from 1870 to 1870) – Actor (Thorolf (1870))
Peter Nielsen (from 1861 to 1867) – Actor (Kåre Bonde)
Peter Nielsen (from 1870 to NIL) – Actor (Ørnulf)
Arnoldus Reimers (from 1870 to 1870) – Actor (Gunnar Herse (1870))
Sophie Schirmer (from 1870 to 1870) – Actor (Hjørdis (1870))
Clara Ursin (from 1861 to 1861) – Actor (Dagny (1861) )
Nicolai Wolf – Actor (Sigurd)
Lucie Wolf (from 1861 to 1861) – Actor (Dagny (1861) )
Performance dates
April 11, 1861Christiania Theater – Opening night