Kristin Lavransdatter - The Cross

Premiére date20 Sep. 1963
Produced byThe Norwegian Theatre
CoproducersThe Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based onKristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset
Audience size66894
Number of events155
LanguageNorwegian Nynorsk
ExpressionsTheatre, Drama
Running period20 Sep. 1963  

About Kristin Lavransdatter - The Cross

Kristin Lavransdatter - The Cross (1963) was a theatre production by The Norwegian Theatre, based on the third novel in the trilogy by Sigrid Undset, in a theatrical adaption by Tormod Skagestad. The production had its premiere at the facilities The Norwegian Theatre's used at the time, in Stortingsgaten 16, prior to going on tour.

Tormod Skagestad directed it.

Rut Tellefsen played the role of Kristin.

Georg Løkkeberg played the role of.

Kristin Lavransdatter - The Cross was performed on tour the spring of 1964, during which 66 performances were given.

The Norwegian Theatre had also performed Kristin Lavransdatter - The Wreath in 1958 and Kristin Lavransdatter - The Wife in 1960. Tellefsen and Løkkeberg performed the leading roles in all three productions, all of which were based on adaptions by Skagestad and directed by Skagestad. Arne Waltentin was the stage designer for all three productions.

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Repertoire at The Norwegian Theatre 1913-2014. Transferred to Sceneweb 08.09.2015.

The National Library of Norway, 21.10.2015.