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Breek is a play by Barrie Hough (1953-2004) and Lizz Meiring (1961-).

The original text

A play written for the youth and dealing with issues such as homosexuality and the lack of communication in dysfunctional families.

Translations and adaptations

The plot was adapted and used in a youth novel with the same title by Barrie Hough, published by Tafelberg Publishers in 2002.

Performance history in South Africa

2001: First performed at the KKNK and Aardklop festivals, directed by Lizz Meiring, with Jill Middlekop, Harald Richter, Neels Clasen, Annalise Bosch, Heidi Mollentze, Jolette Odendaal and Paul Lückhoff.


Die Burger, 11 April 2001.

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