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In South Africa Percy Sieff developed a similar programme called Sincerely Yours, Mark Twain, which became a long-term vehicle for Sieff, who took this one-man show on Mark Twain across the globe, right into the late 1990s.
A play called One for the Road to Damaskus by Temple Hauptfleisch (1945-) is based on a (fictional) chance meeting that takes place between Twain and the young South African writer C.J. Langenhoven, on the evening of Twain's performance in Cape Town, and contains adapted excerpts from Twain's talks.
Performance history in South Africa
1896: Twain appeared in his At Home programme in the Theatre Royal, Durban (); Caledonian Hall, Pretoria (May); Standard Theatre, Johannesburg (May); the Bloemfontein City Hall (May?); the Queenstown Town Hall (June); the Mutual Hall on Market Square, East London (June); King William’s Town Theatre (June); the Albany Drill Hall, Grahamstown (June); the Port Elizabeth City Hall (June); the Opera House, Cape Town (3 performances, July); the Town Hall of the suburb of Claremont, Cape Town (3 performances, July);
Jill Fletcher. 1994. The Story of Theatre in South Africa: A Guide to its History from 1780-1930. Cape Town: Vlaeberg: p.120
Robert Cooper. 2000. Around the World with Mark Twain. Arcade Publishing
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