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Crepuscule is a 2012 play by Khayelihle Dom Gumede, adapted from a short story by the same name written by Can Themba.

Published by Junkets Publisher, 2014

The original text

Can Themba's short story Crepuscule is believed to be a fictional interpretation of his real life love affair with a white woman, Jean Hart, during the 1950s, the Apartheid years, in Sophiatown, South Africa.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

2012: Staged as a student production at the Wits School of Dramatic Arts, directed by Gumede.

2015: Staged in the Laager at the Market Theatre, directed by Gumede, with Kate Liquorish (Jennet Hart), Leroy Gopal (Can Themba), Conrad Kemp (Malcolm Hart), Lerato Mvelase (Baby/Kleinboy), Thami Ngoma (Ous Lethabo/Mama Dora/Sis) and Nhlanhla Mahlangu (Stan).


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