Beau Jest

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Beau Jest a romantic comedy in three acts by James Sherman.

The original text

Beau Jest premiered at the Victory Gardens Theater on November 16, 1989 under the direction of Dennis Zacek. Published by Samuel French.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1993: This play was presented by Pieter Toerien starring Michele Maxwell (Miriam), Michael de Pinna (Abe), Yaël Farber (Sarah Goldman), Edward Suter (Chris), Thomas Hall (Bob) and Gary d'Alessandro (Joel) under Rex and Tammy Garner’s direction was staged at the Theatre on the Bay, Leonard Rayne Theatre and the Civic’s Youth Theatre in 1993. Lighting design by Jannie Swanepoel, set design by Anne Carghill, costumes co-ordinated by Colleen Moabela.


Beau Jest theatre programme, 1993.

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