Event Lille Eyolf
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VenueTheatre Royal Haymarket, 18 Suffolk Street, London, England
First Date7th December 1894
StatusProfessional cooperative
Primary GenreTheatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre
Contributors
SORT_NameNameFunctionCharacterNotes
Brækstad, Frk., Frk. BrækstadActorMiss Asta Allmers
Brækstad, Hans, Lien,Hans Lien BrækstadActorAlfred Allmers
Gosse, Edmund, Edmund GosseActorBorghejm
Heinemann, William, William HeinemannActorEyolf
Hughes Brækstad, Gertrude, Gertrude Hughes BrækstadActorThe Rat Wife
Robins, Elizabeth, Elizabeth RobinsActorMrs. Rita Allmers
Ibsen, Henrik, 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