'n Skewe Sirkel

Jump to navigation Jump to search

by Warrick Grier; Rufus Swart and Lara Foot. Full-length. Cast: mixed. The setting of the play is a small-town café and the main characters are the mother and owner of the café, her son, Neels, struggling with his sexuality, and the retarded younger brother, Boytjie. Racism and homophobia are the dominating themes.

Performance history in South Africa

1990: Wits Kampustoneel 1990, directed by Lara Foot

1992: Directed by Marthinus Basson for CAPAB, opening 18 January 1992, with Christopher Gxalaba, Trix Pienaar (the mother}, Brian Webber as Boytjie, Francois Coertze (Neels}, Tina Jaxa, Steve Raymond, Megan Kruskal, Hannelie de Beer, Gys de Villiers, Mary Dreyer, Fiona Coyne, Megan Kruskal, Sizwe Msutu, Elma van Wijk. Designs by Birrie le Roux, lighting by Malcolm Hurrell.

Translations and adaptations


Die Volksblad 12 April 1990

The Cape Times 21 January 1992

Theatre programme, 1992

Go to ESAT Bibliography

Return to

Return to S in Plays I Original SA Plays

Return to South_African_Theatre/Plays

Return to The ESAT Entries

Return to Main Page