Trost i taklampa* (Blackbird in the Chandelier)

Trost i taklampa* (Blackbird in the Chandelier) (1957) was a theatre production by The Norwegian Theatre, based on the novel by Alf Prøysen, in a theatrical adaption by Alf Prøysen and Asbjørn Toms. The production was performed in the theatre's then facilities in Stortingsgaten.

Asbjørn Toms directed it. He had also directed the world premiere of the same play at The Norwegian Theatre in 1952.

Siri Rom played the role of Gunvor Smikkstugun. She had also interpreted the same role in 1952 production.

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


(Objekt ID 87472)
Object type Production
Premiere August 10, 1957
Produced by The Norwegian Theatre
Based on Trost i taklampa* (Blackbird in the Chandelier) by Alf Prøysen
Audience Adults
Number of events 22
Language Norwegian dialect
Keywords Drama, Theatre
Running period August 10, 1957  


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

Performance dates
August 10, 1957Teaterlokalene i Stortingsgaten 16 Opening night