Peer Gynt

Peer Gynt (1936) was a theatre production by The National Stage, based on the play by Henrik Ibsen.

Halfdan Christensen directed it.

Hans Jacob Nilsen interpreted the title role.

The production was revived in 1937 and in 1939. The 1939 production was the farewell performance for Hans Jacob Nilsen as head of the theatre.


(Objekt ID 63308)
Object type Production
Premiere Navember 18, 1936
Produced by The National Stage
Based on Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen
Audience Adults
Number of events 61
Language Norwegian
Expressions Drama, Theatre
Running period Navember 18, 1936  


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Performance dates
June 20, 1939Store Scene, The National Stage – New opening
March 13, 1937Store Scene, The National Stage – Season premiere/Seasonal opening
Navember 18, 1936Store Scene, The National Stage – Opening night