Barefoot in the Park

Jump to navigation Jump to search

Barefoot in the Park is a comedy by American playwright Neil Simon [1] (born 1927).

The play premiered on Broadway in 1963 and starred Robert Redford and Elizabeth Ashley.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

The play was made into a film in 1967, also starring Redford, and Jane Fonda.

Performance history in South Africa

1965: Barefoot in the park by Neil Simon [28.7.1965 - 25.9.1965 tour]: presented by Brian Brooke at the Brooke Theatre in 1965, with a cast consisting of Heather Lloyd-Jones, John Whiteley, Petrina Fry, John Hayter and Jack Payne. It was taken on tour from 28 July to 25 September. Frank Douglass and Jane Fenn.

2008: Presented by the Claremont Dramatic Society in 2008.


Wikipedia [2].

Photocopies of programmes for productions by the Brian Brooke Company held by NELM: [Collection: ASCH, Valda]: 2005. 65. 7. 11.

Additional material held by NELM: [Collection: KORT, Maurice]: 2012. 379. 6. 16.

Cape Times, 12 August 2008.

Return to

Go to ESAT Bibliography

Return to

Return to PLAYS I: Original SA plays

Return to PLAYS II: Foreign plays

Return to PLAYS III: Collections

Return to PLAYS IV: Pageants and public performances

Return to South African Festivals and Competitions

Return to The ESAT Entries

Return to Main Page