The Master Builder
The original play
First performed on 19 January 1893 at the Lessing Theatre, Berlin and in English at the Trafalgar Theatre, London on the 20th February 1993. First published in Norwegian in December 1893.
Translations and adaptations
Translated into English by William Archer in 1993.
Performance history in South Africa
1957: Performed in English as The Master Builder by NTO in 1957. Directed by Anna Neethling-Pohl. Solness was played by John Boyd-Brent; Janet Butler, Evadne Kohler-Baker, Susan Ridsdale, Leonard Graham, Pat Trevor, Simon Swindell completed the cast.
Lantern, 7(1), 1957.
Rinie Stead, 1938b
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