Skatten* (The Treasure)

Skatten* (The Treasure) (1882) was a production by The National Stage, based on a comic opera by Étienne Nicolas Méhul (music) and François-Benoît Hoffman (libretto). The French title of the opera is Le trésor supposé, ou Le danger d'écouter aux portes, meaning The Supposed Treasure, or The Danger of Eavesdropping. The production was performed in the theatre's venue Komediehuset.

*Not yet translated into the English. The title within parentheses is the Norwegian title's literal meaning.


(Objekt ID 63612)
Object type Production
Premiere Navember 8, 1882
Produced by The National Stage
Based on Skatten* (The Treasure) by Étienne Nicolas Méhul, François-Benoît Hoffmann
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Expressions light opera, One-act Play
Running period Navember 8, 1882  


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

Name Role
François-Benoît Hoffman – Libretto
Niels Thoroup Bruun – Translation
Étienne Nicolas Méhul – Composer
Rosa Asmundsen – Actor (Lisette, hennes kammerpike)
Nicolai Halvorsen – Actor (Dorval, hennes elsker)
Charlotte Hansen – Actor (Lucile, hans brordatter)
Bernt Johannessen – Actor (Crispin, Dorvals tjener)
Lars Michelsen – Actor (Geronte, en gammel mannn)
Performance dates
Navember 8, 1882Det Gamle Teater/Komediehuset – Opening night