a national performing arts archive
The World Playwright Jon Fosse(371)
We congratulate Jon Fosse with the Nobel Prize in Literature!
In Sceneweb you will find a complete overview of all productions across the world based on Jon Fosse's works, from the premiere of his play And Never Shall We Part in 1994 at The National Stage in Bergen, directed by Kai Johnsen. This documentation has been done in collaboration with the Norwegian National Library, where you will find the world’s biggest collection of material on and by Jon Fosse.View gallery
The photo collection of The Theatre Archive at the University of Bergen(1801)
The Theatre Archive is part of the University of Bergen's collections. The Theatre Archive includes playbills, posters, correspondence, musical scores, images, stage design drawings and costume design drawings from Det Dramatiske Selskab i Bergen (1794-?), Det Norske Theater in Bergen (1850-1863), The National Stage (1876-) and Komediateatret in Bergen (1933-1964).
In The Theatre Archive, there are also some materials from independent performing arts companies in Bergen, from school theatre activity, and from amateur theatres, all of it with main emphasis on Western Norway. In the collection, there are also director's scripts and prompter's scripts with handwritten stage directions concerning the specific productions, info on lighting, continuum etc. The media archive includes reviews of and articles about The National Stage's productions from the start. The Theatre Archive still continuously receives all materials from The National Stage's productions.View collection