The Cousin from Nowhere

The Cousin from Nowhere (1922) was an operetta production by The National Stage, based on an operetta by Eduard Künneke (music), Herman Haller (libretto) and Rideamus, a pseudonym for Fritz Oliven (libretto), Der Vetter aus Dingsda. It was loosely based on a comedy by Max Kempner-Hochstädt. The production was performed at the theatre's main stage.

Christian Sandal directed it.


(Objekt ID 61967)
Object type Production
Premiere August 18, 1922
Produced by The National Stage
Based on The Cousin from Nowhere by Herman Haller, Fritz Oliven, Eduard Künneke
Audience Adults
Number of events 33
Language Norwegian
Keywords Operetta, Theatre
Running period August 18, 1922  


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

Asbjørn Aarseth: Den Nationale Scene 1901-1931 (literally: The National Stage 1901-1931), Gyldendal Norsk Forlag 1969

Contributors (20)
Name Role
Hermann Haller – Playwright
Fritz Oliven – Playwright
Hermann Haller – Adapted by
Fritz Oliven – Adapted by
Christian Sandal – Direction
Solveig Engelsgaard – Choreography
Johan Ludwig Mowinckel – Musical Management
Eduard Künneke – Composer
Rahe Raheny – Stage design
Kolbjørn Buøen – Actor (2. fremmede)
Aslaug Lie Eide (from December 15, 1922) – Actor (Julia de Weert)
Aagot Ekeby – Actor
Hulda Frisk-Paulsen – Actor (Julia de Weert)
Leif Larsen – Actor
Per Lem – Actor (Peter)
Henriette Strindberg – Actor (Julia De Weert)
Carl Struve – Actor (1. fremmede)
Lorentz Thyholdt – Actor
Mary Koren Wiberg – Actor (Hanna, Julias venninne)
Alf Zetterholm – Actor (Den uheldige frieren)
Performance dates
August 18, 1922Store Scene, The National Stage Opening night