The International Ibsen Festival was supposed to mark the beginning of the theatre's autumn season, featuring both Norwegian and international guest productions. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the festival is postponed until December, when it will assume a different form than originally planned. We will provide further information as it becomes available.
Read about the festival's history
About The Ibsen Festival
Through exciting performances, discussions, artist encounters, children’s events, and much more, The Ibsen Festival lets us look at Ibsen, humanity, and society in new and different ways.
Henrik Ibsen and The National Theatre
For years, Henrik Ibsen advocated zealously for building a National Theatre in Norway. Now, 150 years later, he is by far the theatre’s most performed playwright.
Twenty years of The Ibsen Festival
On the occation of The Ibsen festival's 20-year mark, associate professor of theater science Keld Hyldig gives us the highlights of The Ibsen Festival's history.