Vendt the Monk

Vendt the Monk (1959) was a theatre production by The National Stage, based on the play by Knut Hamsun. Only the second act was performed. The production was performed at the theatre's main stage.

Magnus Tveit played the title role.

Vendt the Monk was The National Theatre's celebration of the centenary of Knut Hamsun's birth. He was born August 4 1859.


(Objekt ID 63087)
Object type Production
Produced by The National Stage
Based on Vendt the Monk by Knut Hamsun
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Running period September 29, 1959  


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

Contributors (4)
Name Role
Knut Hamsun – Playwright
Eva Bergh – Actor (Iselin)
Magnus Tveit – Actor (Vendt)
Svend von Düring – Actor (Didrik)
Performance dates
September 29, 1959Store Scene, The National Stage – Show