Amrach die Tollenaar
The original text
The play has a New Testament theme of emerging nationhood and is set in the tax collector's house a few days after the crucifixion of Christ and the conversion of Amrach's wife Miriam to Christianity, leading to Amrach re-evaluating his own life. The play was published by Nasionale Pers in 1935.
It was a serious contender for the Hertzog Prize for Drama in 1935.
Performance history in South Africa
1932-4: Produced in Bloemfontein by the Toneelskool van die Hanekoms.
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