Lilac Time

Lilac Time (1973) was an operetta production by The National Stage, based on the operetta by Franz Schubert (music), Alfred Maria Willner (libretto) and Heinz Reichert (libretto). The production was performed at the theatre's main stage.

Lothar Lindtner directed it.

Arne Lindtner Næss played the role of Franz Schubert.


(Objekt ID 62519)
Object type Production
Premiere Navember 24, 1973
Produced by The National Stage
Based on Lilac Time AKA Blossom Time by Heinz Reichert, Alfred Maria Willner, Franz Schubert
Audience Adults
Number of events 50
Language Norwegian
Keywords Theatre, Operetta
Running period Navember 24, 1973  


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

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

Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra: Annual report, 1973. Made available by Bergen Public Library,, 27.08.2018

Contributors (12)
Name Role
Heinz Reichert – Playwright
Alfred Maria Willner – Playwright
Anna-Karin Kiran – Translation
Lothar Lindtner – Direction
Randi Baalsrud – Choreography
Franz Schubert – Composer
Gunnar Alme – Stage design
Gunnar Alme – Costume design
Eva Bergh – Actor (Giudetta Grisi, operasangerinne)
Ståle Bjørnhaug – Actor (Baron von Schober, dikter)
Bentine Holm – Actor (Hanne)
Arne Lindtner Næss – Actor (Franz Schubert)
Performance dates
Navember 24, 1973Store Scene, The National Stage Opening night