Bloed

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There are two South African plays by this name.

Bloed, by Chris Barnard

Bloed ("Blood") is an Afrikaans play by Chris Barnard. Full-length. Cast: mixed.**

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1984: First performed by students of Pretoria Technikon at the ATKV Kampustoneel in 1984.

1985: Presented by TRUK Toneel in 1985 at the State Theatre Pretoria and the Alexander Theatre Johannesburg, directed by Tjaart Potgieter starring Chris van Niekerk (Rupert), Trudie Taljaard (Dot), Louis van Niekerk (Kaayman), Aletta Bezuidenhout (Nora), Ilse van Hemert (Trix), Pierre Knoesen (Jimmy), Ben Kruger (Baby), Johan Engelbrecht (Cokes), Albert Maritz (Ros), Schalk Schoombie (Bester) and Marina Mynhardt (Jess). Designs by Chris Pretorius, lighting design by Jane Gosnell.

Sources

TRUK theatre programme for Bloed , 1985.

Petru & Carel Trichardt theatre programme collection.

Bloed by Yolandé Brittnell-Steyn and Stephanie Hough

The original text

Bloed ("Blood") is an Afrikaans play telling the story of a sister's sacrifice, hope and love. Based on a text by Yolandé Brittnell-Steyn, adapted for performance by Stephanie Hough.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

2012: Performed in the POK-hoofsaal at Aardklop on 2-6 October. Produced by Stercus Produksies, directed and designed by Gaerin Hauptfleisch, with Stephanie Hough, Vicky Stemmet and Lulu Botha.

2012: Performed by Stercus Produksies at the Ou Meulteater, Paarl

2012: Performed by Stercus Produksies at the West End Theatre, George on 13 November.

2013: Performed by Stercus Produksies at the Woordfees in Stellenbosch.

Sources

Aardklop programme, 2012.

Poster for Bloed, West End Theatre, George (2012)

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