Die Fledermaus (The Bat)

Die Fledermaus (The Bat) (1941) was an operetta production by The National Theatre, based on the operetta by Johann Strauss the younger (music), Karl Haffner (libretto) and Richard Genée (libretto). The production was performed at the theatre's main stage.

It was directed and choreographed by Gerda Ring and Per Aabel.

Aase Bye sang and played the role of Adéle. She had interpreted the same role for The National Theatre in 1931.

Randi Heide Steen sang and played the role of Rosalinde.

Lauritz Falk sang and played the role of Gabriel von Eisenstein.


(Objekt ID 91699)
Object type Production
Premiere March 2, 1941
Produced by The National Theatre
Based on Die Fledermaus (The Bat) by Johann Strauss D.Y., Richard Genée, Karl Haffner
Audience Adults
Number of events 31
Language Norwegian
Expressions Operetta, Theatre, 2nd World War
Running period March 2, 1941  

Requirements to venue

Blackout No


The National Theatre, www.nationaltheatret.no, 24.09.2020, https://forest.nationaltheatret.no/Productions/EventSeries/a9768465-59db-49e1-b22c-20dd452c918e?event_id=341fbc19-5a48-4b8c-b5ab-f9f6e54b442b

Rønneberg, Anton: Nationaltheatret gjennom femti år (literally: The National Theatre through 50 years). Gyldendal 1949.

Other participants
Performance dates
March 2, 1941Hovedscenen – Opening night
Press coverage