The Cousin from Nowhere

The Cousin from Nowhere (1950) was an operetta production by Rogaland Theatre, based on an operetta by Eduard Künneke (music), Herman Haller (libretto) and Rideamus, a pseudonym for Fritz Oliven (libretto), Der Vetter aus Dingsda. It was loosely based on a comedy by Max Kempner-Hochstädt.

Barthold Halle directed it.


(Objekt ID 89494)
Object type Production
Premiere June 20, 1950
Produced by Rogaland Theatre
Based on The Cousin from Nowhere by Herman Haller, Fritz Oliven, Eduard Künneke
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Keywords Operetta, Theatre
Running period June 20, 1950  


Mail from Rogaland Theatre May 15, 2018.

Contributors (16)
Name Role
Hermann Haller – Playwright
Fritz Oliven – Playwright
Barthold Halle – Direction
Eduard Künneke – Composer
Karsten Andersen – Conductor
Barthold Halle – Stage design
Børge Gabrielsen – Actor (Den fremmede, fetteren fra Batavia)
Barthold Halle – Actor (Den annen fremmede)
Elna Hallenberg-Næss – Actor (Hanna, Julias vennnne)
Thor Inge Kristiansen – Actor (Josef Koblom)
Gudmund Mauland – Actor (Max Bollinger)
Odd Remen – Actor (1. tjener)
Edith Thallaug – Actor (Julia de Weert)
Magnus Tveit – Actor (2. tjener)
Inger Worren – Actor (Milla, Kobloms frue)
Nora Borge – Musical Instructor
Performance dates
June 20, 1950Hovedscenen, Rogaland Teater Opening night