The Seven Deadly Sins

The Seven Deadly Sins (1964) was a ballet production by Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation's TV drama division (NRK Fjernsynsteatret), based on the performing arts text by Bertolt Brecht, and the music by Kurt Weill. The production was recorded at the main stage of The National Stage during Bergen International Festival, and it was later broadcast by Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK).

Ivo Cramér created new choreography and directed the production.

Mona Hofland played the role of Anna I.

Anne Borg danced the role of Anna II.

Information

(Objekt ID 61139)
Object type Production
Original title The Seven Deadly Sins of the Petty Bourgeoisie
Premiere June 1, 1964
Produced by Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation's TV drama division
In collaboration with The National Stage, Bergen International Festival
Based on The Seven Deadly Sins AKA The Seven Deadly Sins of the Petty Bourgeoisie by Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Expressions Ballet
Running period June 1, 1964  
Duration 36 minutes
More

The production used the title De syv dødssynder (The Seven Deadly Sins) when performed at The National Stage. It was first broadcast by NRK using the title Småborgerens syv dødssynder (The Seven Deadly Sins of the Petty Bourgeoisie). For reruns, the title De syv dødssynder (The Seven Deadly Sins) was used.

SOURCES:

The National Stage's repertoire database, donated by The National Stage, 24.06.2016

Knut Nygaard and Eiliv Eide, Den Nationale Scene 1931-1976 (literally: The National Stage 1931-1976), Gyldendal Norsk Forlag 1977

Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, tv.nrk.no, 28.03.2018, https://tv.nrk.no/serie/ballett-og-dans/FTEM64000264/03-09-1964

Performance dates
September 3, 1964NRK TV – TV-broadcast
June 1, 1964Store Scene at The National Stage – Opening night