Pillars of Society

Pillars of Society (1877) was a theatre production by The National Stage, based on the play by Henrik Ibsen. The production was performed in Komediehuset. It was revived in 1879 and 1880.

Nils Wichstrøm directed it.

Jacob Asmundsen played the role of Karsten Bernick. Emil Poulsen visited in the role at the revival in 1880.

Octavia Sperati played the role of Lona Hessel.

In 1878, the production was performed as a visiting performance in Stavanger, and in 1881 it was performed as a visiting performance in Trondheim.


(Objekt ID 63520)
Object type Production
Premiere Navember 30, 1877
Produced by The National Stage
Based on Pillars of Society by Henrik Ibsen
Audience Adults
Number of events 6
Language Norwegian
Expressions Theatre, Drama
Running period Navember 30, 1877  


The National Stage's repertoire database, donated by The National Stage, 24.06.2016

The National Library of Norway, ibsen.nb.no, http://ibsen.nb.no/id/50050

Performance dates
1881Gamle Scene – visiting performance
June 16, 1880Det Gamle Teater/Komediehuset – New opening
February 21, 1879Det Gamle Teater/Komediehuset – New opening
May 1878Stavanger Theater
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– visiting performance
Navember 30, 1877Det Gamle Teater/Komediehuset – National premiere, Norway