The Wife - Kristin Lavransdatter

The Wife - Kristin Lavransdatter (1961) was a theatre production by The National Stage, based on the novel by Sigrid Undset, in a theatrical adaption by Tormod Skagestad.

Bjarne O. Andersen directed it, based on the direction Tormod Skagestad did for The Norwegian Theatre in 1960.

Anne Gullestad played the role of Kristin.

Georg Løkkeberg played the role of Erlend. He had interpreted the same role at The Norwegian Theatre the year before.


(Objekt ID 62268)
Object type Production
Premiere September 1, 1961
Produced by The National Stage
Based on Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset
Audience Adults
Number of events 45
Language Norwegian Nynorsk
Expressions Theatre, Drama
Running period September 1, 1961  


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

Name Role
Sigrid Undset – Author
Tormod Skagestad – Dramatised by
Bjarne Andersen – Direction
Sverre Bergh – Music
Arne Walentin – Stage design
Arne Walentin – Costume design
Eva Bergh – Actor (Gaute)
Andreas Bjarke – Actor (Lavrans Bjørgulfsson)
Anne Gullestad – Actor (Kristin Lavransdatter)
Per Theodor Haugen – Actor (Tore Eindridesson)
Arne Jacobsen – Actor (Bjørgulf)
Johan Kjeldsberg – Actor (Orm)
Georg Løkkeberg – Actor (Erlend Nikolausson)
Georg Richter – Actor (Erling Vidkunsson)
Sissel Sellæg – Actor (Margret)
Pål Skjønberg – Actor (Gunnulf Nikolausson)
Kjell Stormoen – Actor (Nåkkve)
Magnus Tveit – Actor (Håkon på Gimsar)
Performance dates
September 1, 1961Store Scene, The National Stage – Opening night