Thespis

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The name is found BOTH as the name of a theatre and debating society in Paarl and as the pseudonym for a Cape Town theatre critic


Thespis: the theatre and debating society

The first Dutch language "Rederijkerskamer" or theatre and debating society in South Africa, established in the Paarl. Mentioned for the first time in a poem by J. Suasso de Lima entitled "De Paarl en 'Thespis' Rederijkers", dated 6 July 1858.

[TH, JH]

Sources

Fletcher, 199*;

Du Toit, 1988

F.C.L. Bosman, 1980: pp.


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Thespis: The theatre critic

Sources

F.C.L. Bosman, 1928: pp. 402-3;


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