Jan Herwitz

Jan Herwitz (1960) was a theatre production by The National Stage, based on a comedy by Hans Wiers-Jenssen. The production was performed at the theatre's main stage, and was part of Bergen International Festival 1960.

Barthold Halle and Kjell Stormoen directed it.

Rolf Berntzen played the title role.

Kjell Stormoen also played the role of Bøschen.

This version of Jan Herwitz was a reimagined version of the traditional local comedy, and it was not well received by the audience of the critics.


(Objekt ID 62432)
Object type Production
Premiere May 27, 1960
Produced by The National Stage
In collaboration with Bergen International Festival
Based on Jan Herwitz by Hans Wiers-Jenssen
Audience Adults
Number of events 5
Language Norwegian dialect
Keywords Light comedy/slapstick, Theatre
Running period May 27, 1960  


The National Stage's repertoire database, donated by The National Stage/The Theatre Archive at the University of Bergen. Imported 24.06.2016

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

Performance dates
May 27, 1960Store Scene, The National Stage Opening night