Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment
by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Den Norske Teatret

premiere: 18.01.2006
main scene of “Det Norske Teatret”
Oslo, Norway

Raskolnikov, an impoverished student, conceives of himself as being an extraordinary young man and then formulates a theory whereby the extraordinary men of the world have a right to commit any crime if they have something of worth to offer humanity.

To prove his theory, he murders an old, despicable pawnbroker and her half-sister who happened to come upon him suddenly. Immediately after the crime, he becomes ill and lies in his room semi-conscious and overwhelmed by a feeling of guilt. A feeling that wan´t give him any rest..


  • Dramatized by Erik Uddenberg
  • Translated by Lars Amund Vaage
  • Music by Philippe Boix-Vives
  • Directed by Tobias Theorell
  • Set Design / Costume Karin Wegsjö
  • Dramaturg Cecilia Ölveczky
  • Lighting design Ellen Ruge
  • Sound Tore Gustavsen
  • Mask Nina Bloch

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