Idiot's Delight

Idiot's Delight (1939) was a theatre production by Centralteatret, based on the play by Robert E. Sherwood.

Rolf Christensen directed it.

The play was performed using the Norwegian title Idiotkabalen (literally: Idiot Patience, that is patience as the card game). The same play has also been performed in Norway using the title Grensen sperret (literally: Border closed), at The National Stage in 1937.


(Objekt ID 89103)
Object type Production
Premiere February 10, 1939
Produced by
Based on Idiot's Delight by Robert Sherwood
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Expressions Theatre, Drama
Running period February 10, 1939  


The National Stage's repertoire database, donated by The National Stage/TheTheatre Archive at the University of Bergen, 24.06.2016

Kvalvik, Bent. E-mail 22.10.2018

Knut Nygaard and Eiliv Eide, Den Nationale Scene 1931-1976 (literally: The National Stage 1931-1976), Gyldendal Norsk Forlag 1977

Performance dates
February 10, 1939Oslo Nye Centralteatret – Opening night