Pulverheksa og julenissen* (Powder Witch and Father Christmas)

Pulverheksa og julenissen* (Powder Witch and Father Christmas) (2009) was a theatre production for children by The Norwegian Touring Theatre, based on Ingunn Aamodt's picture book series about Powder Witch. The theatrical adaptation was written by Ivar Tindberg, and the production uses music composed by Geir Holmsen. The production combines puppetry and human acting. The production was first performed at The Norwegian Touring Theatre's facilities in Nydalen, Oslo, prior to going on Norwegian tours in 2010 and 2011.

Ivar Tindberg directed it.

Maj Britt Andersen played the role of Powder Witch.

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

Information

(Objekt ID 48378)
Object type Production
Premiere Navember 14, 2009
Produced by The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based on The Powder Witch books by Ingunn Aamodt
Audience Children
Audience size 34737
Number of events 96
Language Norwegian
Expressions Performance for children , Puppetry
Running period Navember 14, 2009  
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The Norwegian Touring Theatre's 2007 production of Powder Witch was the first theatre production based on the Powder Witch books.

Tindberg, Holmsen and Andersen all have had the same functions in The Norwegian Touring Theatre's other Powder Witch productions, Powder Witch (2007, see above for link) and Pulverheksa og vennene hennes* (Powder Witch and her friends) (2017). Tindberg also wrote the 2009 adaptation, whereas Tine Thomassen adapted in 2007 and 2017.

SOURCES:

Einar Dahl's private archive, donated by Einar Dahl, 08.05.2015

Lillian Bikset's private archive, donated by Lillian Bikset, 03.11.2016

Ingunn Aamodt, 03.11.2016, https://ingunnaamodt.wordpress.com/pulverheksa/

Cappelen Damm Agency, catalogue 2011, https://issuu.com/cappelendamm/docs/barnekatalog_2011_agency

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

Performance dates
Navember 17, 2011Storegull – New opening
Navember 2, 2010Ibsenhuset – New opening
Navember 14, 2009Storegull – Worldwide premiere