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Two plays entitled Charade have been produced in South Africa.

Charade, by Mario Schiess

Charade is a play by Mario Schiess. Full-length. Cast: mixed.**

The original text

Playscript held by NELM: [Collection: DALRO]: 2001. 41. 242.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Staged by the Hakahana Players in 19**, directed by Mario Schiess, with Roy Bulkin (Singer), Shirley Sacks (Hostess), André Richter (The Victim), Sarel Nienaber (The Murderer), Willie Boshoff (Ino Costa), Koos van Eeden (Policeman), Harold Siebels (Policeman), Margaret Schiess (Emsie), Martin Burns (Jim Watson), Ueli Althaus (Judge), Tony Michael (The Prosecutor), Hilary Beeby (Barmaid) and Roy Holzhausen (Father McDonald).


Hakahana Players theatre programme (undated)

Petru & Carel Trichardt theatre programme collection.

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Charade, by Philip Johnson

Charade is a one-act play by English playwright Philip Johnson (1900-1984).

Performance history in South Africa

1947: Presented as part of the District Drama Festival at the Little Theatre, Cape Town, directed by Billie Jones.


Doollee: [1].

Inskip, 1972. p.134.

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