Gjøglernes Peer Gynt* (The Jesters' Peer Gynt)

Gjøglernes Peer Gynt* (The Jesters' Peer Gynt) (1997) was a theatre production by The Norwegian Touring Theatre, based the play by Henrik Ibsen, in a version for youth by Kenneth Dean. The production went on tour the autumn of 1997, with its tour opening in Færvik.

Kenneth Dean directed it.

Hans Jacob Sand played the role of Peer Gynt.

The production was part of The Norwegian Touring Theatre's Peer Gynt project of 1997, in which four new adaptations of Peer Gynt went on tour in Norway. The four were Peer Gynt, Peer Pressure, Peer du lyver!* (Peer, you're lying!) and Gjøglernes Peer Gynt.

*Not yet translated into the English. The title within parentheses is the Norwegian title's literal meaning.


(Objekt ID 48109)
Object type Production
Premiere September 1, 1997
Produced by The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based on Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen
Audience Youth
Audience size 12049
Number of events 78
Language Norwegian
Keywords Theatre, Drama
Running period September 1, 1997  


Einar Dahl's private archive, donated by Einar Dahl, 18.04.2015

Contributors (12)
Name Role
Henrik Ibsen – Playwright
Helge Lohne – Stage design
Mette Welle Jacobsen – Costume design
Tor Støve – Light
Marit Bolling – Actor (Mor Aase m. m.)
Harald Brenna – Actor
Mads Buer – Actor
Jan Huse – Actor
Terje Ranes – Actor
Hans Jacob Sand – Actor (Peer Gynt)
Linda Tørklep – Actor
Trine Mette Swenson – Mask design
Performance dates
September 1, 1997Riksteatret, The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret) Opening night