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 particular 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

1968: Performed as part of the trilogy Suite in Three Keys, as presented at the Hofmeyr Theatre by CAPAB, directed by Mavis Taylor. Set designed by Keith Anderson. The cast consisted of Zoë Randall, Elliot Playfair, David Goatham, Cynthia Klette, Yvonne Bryceland, Michael Atkinson, Lucille Gillwald.

1973: Performed by Ann Courtneidge and Melody O'Brian, probably directed by David Tomlinson [1], 1973.

1999: 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.


Wikipedia [2].

The Citizen, 27 April 1999.

Die Burger, 8 June 1999.

Song at Twilight theatre programme, 1999.

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