Godvakker-Maren* (Good Pretty Maren)

Premiére date13 Aug. 1927
Produced byThe Norwegian Theatre
Based onGodvakker-Maren* (Good Pretty Maren) by Oskar Braaten
Number of events267
LanguageNorwegian dialect
ExpressionsTheatre, Popular comedy
Running period13 Aug. 1927  

About Godvakker-Maren* (Good Pretty Maren)

Godvakker-Maren* (Good Pretty Maren) (1927) was a theatre production by The Norwegian Theatre, the world premiere of a play by Oskar Braaten. Godvakker-Maren is a theatrical adaption of the same writer's novel Bak høkerens disk* (Behind the shopkeeper's counter). The production was performed in the theatre's facilities in Bøndenes Hus.

Ingjald Haaland directed it.

Ragnhild Hald played the title role.

Godvakker-Maren also went on tour, during which 99 performances were given.

Godvakker-Maren was revived by The Norwegian Theatre in 1931. At the time, it was performed in Centralteatret. The occasion was Oskar Braaten's 50th birthday. During this run, 31 performances were given.

When the production was revived in 1931, Tove Bryn played the title role.

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

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

Det Norske Teatret femti år (literally: The Norwegian Theatre 50 years). Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1963.

The National Library of Norway, performance program transferred to Sceneweb 31.05.2016.