Event Song of Norway
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Venue His Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 15 July 1950
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description "Based on the life and music of Edvard Grieg."
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Operetta
Name Function Notes
Bernard Ansell Actor Count Peppi Le Loup
Robert Bernard Actor Pisoni
Marjorie Cooke Actor Nina Hagerup
Hendrick de Boer Actor Rikard Nordraak
Charles Dorning Actor Edvard Grieg
Eric Gormley Actor Father Nordraak / Henrik Ibsen
Strelsa Heckelman Actor The Maiden Norway
Tom Hudson Actor Father Grieg
Valda Jack Actor Adelina
Phyllis Kennedy Actor Miss Anders
Lloyd Martin Actor Einar
Matt Mattox Actor Tito / Hall of the Mountain King (dance)
Harry Naughton Actor Freddy
Denise Raye Actor Sigrid
Ethel Walker Actor Mother Grieg
Doreen Wilson Actor Louisa Giovanni
Homer Curran Author
Matt Mattox Choreographer
Edvard Grieg Composer
Peter Bronte Director
George Forrest Lyricist
Robert Wright Lyricist
Arthur Kay Musical Arranger
Gabriel Joffe Musical Director
J Alan Kenyon Set Designer
Cecil Newman Set Designer
Milton Lazarus Writer
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Event Identifier 15573