The Broken Jug

The Broken Jug (1980) was a theatre production by Nordland Theatre, based on the play by Heinrich von Kleist. The production was the first full-length production to be produced by Nordland Theatre. The tour visited 25 venues in Nordland, and it was performed for a total of 6107 spectators.

Lennart Lidström directed it.

Hallbjørn Rønning played the role of Adam.


(Objekt ID 45548)
Object type Production
Premiere January 14, 1980
Produced by Nordland Theatre
Based on The Broken Jug by Heinrich von Kleist
Audience Adults
Audience size 6332
Number of events 29
Language Norwegian
Keywords Theatre, Comedy
Running period January 14, 1980  —  March 21, 1980


Børresen, Ann-Margritt. E-mail, 31.08.2018

Eilertsen, Jens Harald: Polare scener. Nordnorsk teaterhistorie 1971-2000 (literally: Arctic stages. Northern Norwegian theatre history 1971-2000), published by Orkana forlag 2005

The National Library of Norway, performance program digitised by The National Library of Norway, transferred to Sceneweb 13.08.2015

Nordland Theatre's annual report for 1979/80. Donated by Nordland Theatre, 10.11.2015

Contributors (12)
Name Role
Heinrich von Kleist – Playwright
Lennart Lidström – Direction
Carsten Andersen – Stage design
Jan Erik Aune – Actor
Kine Bendixen – Actor
Ann-Magritt Børresen – Actor
Thomas Fearnley – Actor
Eva Opaker – Actor
Hallbjørn Rønning – Actor (Adam)
Thor M. Aamodt – Actor
Anne Marie Stølen – Mask design
Inger Lise Eid – Director’s assistant
Performance dates
January 14, 1980Sal 1, Kinoteateret, Nordland Theatre Opening night
1980 Show
Festivals (1)