My Name is Rachel Corrie

My Name is Rachel Corrie (2008) was a theatre production by The Norwegian Theatre in collaboration with The Norwegian Touring Theatre. It was the Norwegian premiere of the monologue by Alan Rickman and Katharine Viner, based on diary entries and letters by Rachel Corrie. The production was staged in Prøvesalen, The Norwegian Theatre (now called Scene 3).

Kjersti Horn directed it.

Kaia Varjord played the role of Rachel Corrie.

The production went on tour with The Norwegian Theatre the autumn of 2008.

Rachel Corrie was an American activist who was killed by an Israeli bulldozeer in Gaza in 2003. She was 23.


(Objekt ID 46497)
Object type Production
Premiere January 24, 2008
Produced by The Norwegian Theatre, The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based on My Name is Rachel Corrie by Rachel Corrie, Alan Rickman, Katharine Viner
Audience Adults
Audience size 5137
Number of events 65
Language Norwegian Nynorsk
Keywords Monologue, Theatre
Running period January 24, 2008  


Einar Dahl's private archive, donated by Einar Dahl, 26.01.2015

Contributors (13)
Name Role
Rachel Corrie – Author
Alan Rickman – Playwright
Katharine Viner – Playwright
Ingelin Røssland – Translation
Kjersti Horn – Direction
Ola E. Bø – Dramaturge
Anna Heymowska – Stage design
Anna Heymowska – Costume design
Erik Hedin – Sound design
Tobias Leira – Lighting design
Kaia Varjord – Actor (Rachel Corrie)
Marit Framstad – Mask design
Karsten Meinich – Consultant (Videokonsulent)
Performance dates
September 1, 2008The Main Hall, Sandnes Kulturhus Tour Premiere
January 24, 2008Scene 2, Det Norske Teatret, The Norwegian Theatre National premiere, Norway