Peer Gynt

Peer Gynt (2006) was a sign-language theatre production by Teater Manu, based on the play by Henrik Ibsen. The production went on tour in March and April 2006, with its tour opening at Teater Manu's venue in Oslo March 16.

Bentein Baardson directed it. He had directed the same play for Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation's TV drama division at an earlier time.

Swedish Lars Otterstedt interpreted the title role.

The production was part of the memoralisation 100 years after the death of Henrik Ibsen. It was also performed during The Ibsen Festival, at the time at The Norwegian Touring Theatre's facilities in Nydalen.


(Objekt ID 44841)
Object type Production
Premiere March 16, 2006
Produced by Teater Manu
Based on Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen
Audience Adults, Youth
Language Sign language (Norwegian)
Interpreted to Norwegian
Keywords Sign-language Theatre, Drama
Running period March 16, 2006  —  August 29, 2006
Website Hålogaland Teater


Einar Dahl's private archive, donated by Einar Dahl, 08.12.2014

The Arctic Theatre,, 30.06.2017.

Performance dates
August 29, 2006Storegull, Riksteatret, The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret) Show
March 16, 2006Teater Manus scene Opening night
Festivals (1)
The Ibsen Festival August 29, 2006