Clarence Darrow

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Clarence Darrow is a one-man play by American writer David W. Rintels [1] (born 1938), based upon Irving Stone's Clarence Darrow for the Defense.

First performed at the Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, 1974.

The original text

Published by Doubleday (New York City), 1975.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Directed by Rex Garner for Pieter Toerien in 1984, performed at the Baxter Theatre (22 February to 10 March) and the 1984 Grahamstown Festival, featuring Richard Haines. Set and lighting designed by Jannie Swanepoel; Stage manager Sue Roberts; Costume by Noreen Sterling.


Barrow, Brian & Williams-Short, Yvonne (eds.). 1988. Theatre Alive! The Baxter Story 1977-1987.

National Arts Festival programme, 1984.

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