Which Witch is a
musicalwritten by Norwegian Singer/composers Benedicte Adrianand Ingrid Bjørnov.
The storyline for "Which Witch" was found in the witch finder's manual "
Malleus Maleficarum", and the original script was written by Adrian and Bjørnov's manager Ole A. Sørlie. The lyrics of the early concert versions were written by Helen Hampton and Roger Avenstrup, in collaboration with Adrian, Bjørnov and Sørli.
The first performance was in Grieghallen, Bergen on
May 27 1987, with Adrian playing the female lead, and Bjørnov as musical director.
The material was constantly developed throughout a period of eight years, resulting in several national and international tours presenting continuously updated concert versions of the musical.
The Operamusical "Which Witch" opened at the Piccadilly Theatre in London on
October 22 1992and ran for 76 performances. The London version was followed by a hugely successful Norwegian tour, and further performances of a Norwegian version in Holmenkollen, Oslo during the summer of 1994.
"Which Witch" has, since its premiere in May 1987, been performed a total of 142 times in concert version in the following countries: Norway, Canada, USA, the Netherlands, England, Spain, Finland, Sweden and Denmark. The total attendance figure is approx. 276,000.
*"Which Witch- the original studio album" (released 1987).
*"Which Witch på Slottsfjellet" live concert double album (released 1990).
*"Which Witch - London Cast Album" (released 1993).
Total record sales are in excess of 110,000 units.
Licenced productions have been staged in several European countries.
* [http://www.whichwitch.no Witch Witch - The Operamusical] - Official website.
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