The Dance of Death

The Dance of Death (1963) was a theatre production by The National Theatre, based on the play by August Strindberg. The production was performed at the theatre's main stage.

Yngve Nordwall directed it.

Kolbjørn Buøen and Aase Bye played the roles of the married couple Edgar and Alice.


(Objekt ID 89815)
Object type Production
Premiere Navember 19, 1963
Produced by The National Theatre
Based on The Dance of Death by August Strindberg
Audience Adults
Number of events 15
Language Norwegian
Keywords Drama, Theatre
Running period Navember 19, 1963  


Anton Rønneberg: Nationaltheatret 1949-1974 (literally: The National Theatre 1949-1974), Gyldendal 1974.

The National Theatre,, 19.12.18,

Contributors (8)
Name Role
August Strindberg – Playwright
Yngve Nordwall – Direction
Christian Stenersen – Stage design
Lita Prahl – Costume design
Kolbjørn Buøen – Actor (Edgar, kaptein)
Aase Bye – Actor (Alice, Edgars hustru)
Tone Schwarzott – Actor (Jenny)
Knut Wigert – Actor (Kurt, karantenemester)
Performance dates
Navember 19, 1963Hovedscenen, Nationaltheatret, The National Theatre Opening night