Elsker, elsker ikke* (Loves me, loves me not)

Elsker, elsker ikke* (Loves me, loves me not) (1973) was a theatre production by The Arctic Theatre, a cabaret program of traditional songs and songs by Alf Prøysen, plus poetry by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Hermann Wildenvey, Arne Garborg, Inger Hagerup and Arnljot Eggen. The production was aimed towards institutions and schools. It was performed on tour with its opening in Harstad.

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


(Objekt ID 71672)
Object type Production
Premiere March 8, 1973
Produced by The Arctic Theatre
Audience Youth, Adults
Number of events 12
Language Norwegian
Keywords Cabaret
Running period 1973  
Website Hålogaland Teater


The Arctic Theatre, halogalandteater.no, 20.06.2017, http://halogalandteater.no/produksjon/elsker-elsker-ikke

Eilertsen, Jens Harald: Polare scener. Nordnorsk teaterhistorie 1971-2000 (literally: Arctic stages. Northern Norwegian theatre history 1971-2000), published by Orkana forlag 2005

Contributors (12)
Name Role
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson – Text
Arnljot Eggen – Text
Arne Garborg – Text
Inger Hagerup – Text
Alf Prøysen – Text
Herman Wildenvey – Text
Tone Danielsen – Actor
Bernhard Ramstad – Actor
Frode Rasmussen – Actor
Torill Øyen – Actor
Einar Mack – Musician
Thor Melkild – Musician
Performance dates
March 8, 1973 Opening night