A Song at Twilight

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A Song at Twilight is a play in two acts by Noël Coward. It is one of a trio of plays collectively entitled Suite in Three Keys, all of which are set in the same suite in a luxury hotel in Switzerland. The play depicts an elderly writer confronted by his former mistress with facts about his past life that he would prefer to forget.

First produced in 1966, the play is one of Coward's last works for the stage.

Performance history in South Africa

Ann Courtneidge, Melody O'Brian, probably directed by David Tomlinson, 1973.

Presented by Pieter Toerien in the Rex Garner Theatre in April 1999, directed by Maralin Vanrenen, starring Michael Atkinson, Christopher Beasley, Clare Marshall, Gillian Garlick. Sets and lighting by Jannie Swanepoel. The same production was staged at the Theatre on the Bay in June 1999.

Translations and adaptations



The Citizen, 27 April 1999.

Die Burger, 8 June 1999.

Song at Twilight theatre programme, 1999.

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