Bobaas van die Boendoe
The original text
(For information on the Synge original, see the entry on The Playboy of the Western World.)
The Afrikaans text, in three acts, transposes the language and setting to a so-called "coloured" fishing community on the Cape Coast and was first performed by PACOFS in 1972 and published by Human & Rousseau in 1973.
This Afrikaans version has been produced many times by both professional and amateur companies, as well as by university students and schools.
(For information on productions of the Synge original in English, see The Playboy of the Western World.)
1980: Staged by PACT, directed by Louis van Niekerk, with Amor Tredoux (Magriet Vlooi), Pierre van Pletzen (Seef Stilstype), Jan Prinsloo (Migiel Vlooi), Eric Nobbs (Joppie Pens), Christo Gerlach (Jimmy Flinters), Gerben Kamper (Kris Kaiing), Christine Basson (Waailit Willekat), Riana Wilkens (Sera Fyndraai), Bettie Kemp (Bekkie Bodem), Annalise Bosch (Soesie Snuif), Trudi Lamprecht ( Antjie Asjas) and Don Lamprecht ( Oubaas Kaiing).
PACOFS Drama 25 Years, 1963-1988.
PACT theatre programme, 1980.
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