Event The Child Wife
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Description3 Performances
VenueGrand Opera House, 144 East Wells Street, Milwaukee, United States
First Date2nd June 1882
Last Date3rd June 1882
Primary GenreTheatre
Secondary Genre
    • Drama
Henry AvelingActorTorvald HelmerRobert Harmon, a bank officer
Jos. J. Dowling (Jos. J. Dowling)ActorDr. RankDr. Rankin
J. H. Ferris (J. H. Ferris)ActorNils KrogstadMr Fullerton, a bank employee
Minerva GuernseyActorNoraEva, his wife
Bella PrescottActorEmmyEmma
Tillie StephanyActorMrs. Kristine LindeMrs Linton, Eva's old schoolmate
Emily StoweActorAnne MarieMary Ann
Harry ThierbachActorBob
William M. Lawrence (William M. Lawrence)Adaptation
Henrik IbsenPlaywright
Production NationalityUnited States
Performance languageEnglish
Further InformationThe first performance of the play in the United States and the first English-language production of the play at all. William M. Lawrence wrote his version on the basis of Wilhelm Lange's German translation of the play.
Source: Einar Haugen, "Ibsen in America: A Forgotten Performance and an Unpublished Letter ", in: The Journal of English and Germanic Philology , Vol. XXXIII, July 1934.
Event Identifier77189