The Jungle Book

Premiére date21 Feb. 2019
Produced byThe Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret), Teater Innlandet
Based onThe Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
AudienceChildren (from 5)
LanguageNorwegian
ExpressionsTheatre, Performance for children , Fairytale
Running period21 Feb. 2019  
DurationApproximately 2 hours
WebsiteTeater Innlandet

About The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book (2019) was a theatre production by The Norwegian Touring Theatre and Teater Innlandet, based on the novel by Rudyard Kipling, in a theatrical adaption by Wayne McKnight and Arne Lindtner Næss. The music was composed by Svein Gundersen. The production opened at Lillehammer prior to going on tour with Teater Innlandet the spring of 2019. It was performed on tour with The Norwegian Touring Theatre the autumn of 2019.

Arvid Ones directed it.

Lars Halvor Andreassen played the role of Mowgli.

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    More about The Jungle Book

    In a press release from The Norwegian Touring Theatre the following, among other things, is written about The Jungle Book:

    "The Norwegian Touring Theatre and Teater Innlandet join forces to make a brand new version of the popular family musical based on Rudyard Kipling's fairytale. The musical was written by Wayne McKnight and Arne Lindtner Næss, with Svein Gundersen as its composer - now with Arvid Ones as the director of a large musical ensemble."

    SOURCES:

    The Norwegian Touring Theatre, 24.11.2018, www.riksteatret.no, https://www.riksteatret.no/repertoar/jungelboken/

    Press release from The Norwegian Touring Theatre. Blom, Mette Hægeland. E-mail; 13.12.2018

    Teater Innlandet, http://www.teaterinnlandet.no, 09.01.2019, http://www.teaterinnlandet.no/jungelboken