Hamlet (1959) was a theatre production by Rogaland Theatre, based on the play by William Shakespeare. The production was a gala performance, celebrating the 45th anniversary of the first permanent stage venue in Stavanger.

Bjørn Endreson directed it.

Pelle Christensen interpreted the title role.


(Objekt ID 81364)
Object type Production
Premiere October 23, 1959
Produced by Rogaland Theatre
Based on Hamlet AKA The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare
Audience Adults
Number of events 36
Language Norwegian
Expressions Theatre, Tragedy
Running period October 23, 1959  


The National Library, information transferred to Sceneweb 02.05.2018

Bang-Hansen, Kjetil (ed) et al: Det lille teater: Rogaland Teater 30 år (literally: The small theatre: Rogaland Theatre 30 years), Dreyer Forlag, Stavanger 1977

Karlsen, Torodd et al.: Provinsteater i sentrum: teatret i Stavanger 1883-1982 (literally: Provincial theatre in the centre: the theatre in Stavanger 1883-1982), Universitetsforlaget, Stavanger, 1983

Performance dates
October 23, 1959Hovedscenen – Opening night