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
  • Web: Ibsen.net
427779Aveling, Henry, Henry Aveling379ActorTorvald HelmerRobert Harmon, a bank officer
436631Dowling, Jos. J.,Jos. J. Dowling (Jos. J. Dowling)379ActorDr. RankDr. Rankin
436632Ferris, J. H.,J. H. Ferris (J. H. Ferris)379ActorNils KrogstadMr Fullerton, a bank employee
429678Guernsey, Minerva, Minerva Guernsey379ActorNoraEva, his wife
436633Prescott, Bella, Bella Prescott379ActorEmmyEmma
436630Stephany, Tillie, Tillie Stephany379ActorMrs. Kristine LindeMrs Linton, Eva's old schoolmate
433487Stowe, Emily, Emily Stowe379ActorAnne MarieMary Ann
436629Thierbach, Harry, Harry Thierbach379ActorBob
436634Lawrence, William M.,William M. Lawrence (William M. Lawrence)389Adaptation
426902Ibsen, Henrik, Henrik Ibsen386Playwright
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Source: Einar Haugen, "Ibsen in America: A Forgotten Performance and an Unpublished Letter ", in: The Journal of English and Germanic Philology , Vol.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