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Henrik Ibsen’s "Peer Gynt" at Gålå

By a lake, between forests and steep mountains in the Gudbrandsdalen valley, you can experience Norways most famous folk tale in a spectacular outdoor theatre production. The dramatic poem "Peer Gynt" is staged all over the world, but it was here that Ibsen found his inspiration.
Peer Gynt 2019


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The theatre production of Henrik Ibsen’s "Peer Gynt" at Gålå has been a success since 1989, and has gathered some of the best professional actors and musicians in Norway. At the theatre venue by lake Gålåvatnet, the professional theatre meets professional musicians and 80 local amateur actors, and the result is one of the most popular theatre productions in Norway.

The play lasts 3,5 hours, including intermission, and starts at 7:30 pm on 2., 3., 4., 7., 8., 9. and 10. August 2019.

The production is well suited for an international audience, with English and German introductions, summary booklets and audio guides.

Peer Gynt festival

Peer Gynt at Gålå is a part of the Peer Gynt festival that is one of Norway’s leading cultural festivals. The festival is celebrating Henrik Ibsen`s drama Peer Gynt. With the Norwegian mountains as a backdrop, the festival is a nine-day celebration with events, concerts, exhibitions and lectures. The main event of the festival is the theatre production of Peer Gynt at Gålå.

New director

Marit Moum Aune is the new director for the Peer Gynt at Gålå. She is a well-known director in Norway and is looking forward to show a brand new play at Gålå.

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