Event Lille Eyolf
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VenueTheatre Royal Haymarket, 18 Suffolk Street, London, England
First Date7th December 1894
StatusProfessional cooperative
Primary GenreTheatre
Secondary Genre
    • Drama
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Contributors
NameFunctionCharacterNotes
Frk. BrækstadActorMiss Asta Allmers
Hans Lien BrækstadActorAlfred Allmers
Edmund GosseActorBorghejm
William HeinemannActorEyolf
Gertrude Hughes BrækstadActorThe Rat Wife
Elizabeth RobinsActorMrs. Rita Allmers
Henrik IbsenPlaywright
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Production NationalityEngland
Performance languageNorwegian
Further Information1 Performance
This was the first public performance of Little Eyolf. The reading was organized by William Heinemann as part of his strategy to secure the copyright to play in England.
The first professional staging of the play at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin 12 January 1895.
Sources:
- Verdens Gang, 15 December 1894.
- Peter Whitebrook, William Archer. A Biography, London 1993, p. 177.
Event Identifier78629