The National Oslo Theatre is the largest in Norway and one of Europe’s leading theatres, with an ethos that is both traditional and pioneering. Located in the heart of the capital city between the castle and the parliament this historic building is easily reached from the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel.
Guests of this 22-storey Oslo hotel can experience Mediterranean dining at the ENZO restaurant or a professionally mixed cocktail while enjoying the views from the Summit bar on the 21st floor.
Enjoy performances by the Oslo Theatre ensemble
The Oslo Theatre ensemble features the leading lights of the Norwegian acting scene. The theatre tours internationally and has unique expertise, not only in Norwegian theatre but also in international shows. Visitors to Oslo can enjoy a repertoire characterised by a balanced mix of classic and contemporary productions.
The Oslo Theatre is seen as the home of Ibsen’s plays and holds an Ibsen festival every two years as well as a biennial Contemporary Festival. The theatre is also famous for its children’s Christmas play called ‘The journey to the Christmas star’. This nostalgic piece has been performed ever since 1924 when it was written by the then finance director Sverre Brandt.
Accommodation near the Oslo Theatre
Guests visiting Oslo can expect many cultural treats including the plays at the National Oslo Theatre and concerts and opera at the Norwegian National Opera house. Don’t forget to take a tour of City Hall, the Karl Johans Gate and the Vigeland Sculpture Park before leaving this fascinating Scandinavian city.
The Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel provides the perfect base from which to tour the city’s cultural attractions.