Benoni and Rosa

Benoni and Rosa (2005) was a theatre production by The Arctic Theatre. Benoni and Rosa was based on the novels Benoni and Rosa by Knut Hamsun, in a theatrical adaption by Tyra Tønnessen and Irina Malotjevskaja. The production was performed at the theatre's main stage. It was the first theatre production to be performed in The Arctic Theatre's new venue.

Tyra Tønnessen directed it.

Anders Baasmo Christiansen played the role of Benoni.

Ellen Birgitte Johannessen (later named Ellen Birgitte Winther) played the role of Rosa.


(Objekt ID 72141)
Object type Production
Premiere 2005
Produced by The Arctic Theatre
Based on Benoni by Knut Hamsun; Rosa by Knut Hamsun
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian dialect
Expressions Drama, Theatre
Running period 2005  
Website Hålogaland Teater


The Arctic Theatre,, 30.06.2017,

Performance dates
2005Scene Vest, Hålogaland Teater – Opening night