Mowgli (1984) was a theatre production by The Norwegian Touring Theatre, the world premiere of a play for children and youth by Tor Åge Bringsværd, to music by Per Christian Revholt. This was loosely based on the novel The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. The production was performed on tour the winter of 1984.

Knut Risan directed it.

Tore Nysæther played the title role.

The production was also performed in the venue Ridehuset in Oslo.

Mowgli was also performed on tour the winter of 1986, with some changes in the cast.


(Objekt ID 44249)
Object type Production
Premiere January 20, 1984
Produced by The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based on Mowgli by Tor Åge Bringsværd; The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
Audience Children, Youth
Audience size 36358
Number of events 138
Language Norwegian
Expressions Performance for children, Musical theatre, Theatre
Running period January 20, 1984  


Einar Dahl's private archive, donated by Einar Dahl, 18.11.2014

Performance dates
January 9, 1986Riksteatret – New opening
January 20, 1984Riksteatret – Worldwide premiere