Othello (1926) was a theatre production by The National Stage, based on the pley by William Shakespeare.

Christian Sandal directed it.

Hjalmar Fries played the role of Othello.

Tore Løkkeberg, later named Segelcke, played the role of Desdemona.

Thomas Thomassen played the role of Iago.


(Objekt ID 63246)
Object type Production
Premiere October 1, 1926
Produced by The National Stage
Based on Othello by William Shakespeare
Audience Adults
Number of events 16
Language Norwegian
Expressions Tragedy, Theatre
Running period October 1, 1926  

Requirements to venue

Blackout No


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

Name Role
William Shakespeare – Playwright
Ingeborg von der Lippe-Konow – Translation
Christian Sandal – Direction
Rahe Raheny – Stage design
Hjalmar Fries – Actor (Othello)
Doris Johannessen – Actor (Emilia)
Hans Jacob Nilsen – Actor (Cassio)
Tore Segelcke – Actor (Desdemona)
Thomas Thomassen – Actor (Jago)
Other participants
Performance dates
October 1, 1926Store Scene, The National Stage – Opening night
Press coverage