The Odd Couple

The Odd Couple (1968) was a theatre production by The Norwegian Touring Theatre, based on the comedy by Neil Simon, the male version. The production went on tour in the autumn, opening in Kongsberg.

Jon Lennart Mjøen directed the production.

Kaare Kroppan played the role of Oscar.

Thor Inge Kristiansen played the role of Felix.


(Objekt ID 77165)
Object type Production
Premiere September 3, 1968
Produced by The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based on The Odd Couple AKA The Odd Couple (male version) by Neil Simon
Audience Adults
Number of events 76
Language Norwegian
Expressions Comedy, Theatre
Running period September 3, 1968  —  Navember 26, 1968

Requirements to venue

Blackout No


The Norwegian Touring Theatre's archive, donated by The Norwegian Touring Theatre 23.08.2017

Name Role
Neil Simon – Playwright
Eivind Hauge – Translation
Jon Lennart Mjøen – Direction
Kaare Hegle – Stage design
Ragnhild Engebret – Costume design
Frithjof Fearnley – Actor (Vinnie)
Carl Habel – Actor (Speed)
Ilse Kramm – Actor (Gwendolyn)
Thor Inge Kristiansen – Actor (Felix)
Kaare Kroppan – Actor (Oscar)
Egil Lorck – Actor (Murray)
Odd Remen – Actor (Roy)
Synnøve Strigen – Actor (Cecily)
Svein Haagensen – Stage manager
Oscar Andersen – Lighting supervisor
Beth Johnsrud – Director’s assistant
Kaare Kroppan – Tour manager
Other participants
Performance dates
September 3, 1968Riksteatret – Opening night
Press coverage