Forever Young

Premiére date28 Mar. 2009
Produced byThe Norwegian Theatre
Based onForever Young by Erik Gedeon
LanguageNorwegian Nynorsk
ExpressionsMusical theatre, Theatre
Running period28 Mar. 2009  

About Forever Young

Forever Young was a musical theatre production by The Norwegian Theatre (2009), based on the play by Erik GedeonThe production was performed at the theatre's main stage.

Erik Gedeon also directed it.

Forever Young was nominated for The Hedda Award 2009 in the production of the year category.

It has been revived several times, with some changes in the cast.

Forever Young went on tour with The Norwegian Touring Theatre the winter of 2011. The run consisted of 52 performances.

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Press review


"… this funny, absurd, unpredictable play which is not about anything at all, but through his (Erik Gedeon's) own minutely detailed direction, filled with small, mega-comical moments, develops unbelievably."


"The play about a bunch of retired actors aged ninety-something, stumbling from the chairs to play rock'n roll every time the nurse has closed the door behind her, is simply incredibly good."

Lillian Bikset, Dagbladet:

"The idea is simple. But there are more levels to Forever Young than one may think beforehand. The border between humour and seriousness is fluent, and the moods change quickly and often."

More about Forever Young


Einar Dahl's private archive, donated by Einar Dahl, 16.02.2015

The Norwegian Theatre, digitised performance program, transferred to Sceneweb by The National Library of Norway 08.07.2014