De Weddenschap

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De Weddenschap ("The Bet") is a one-act farce in Dutch-Afrikaans by Melt J. Brink (1842–1925).

Also known as Die Weddenskap.

The original text

First performed by Aurora II in 1871

Translations and adaptations

The play was used as one of the texts in the compilation Ons Hou Konsert II by Robert Mohr (1983).


1871: First performed in Dutch by Aurora II on 4 May, with Misdaad en Wroeging (Meys)

1905?: Possibly performed by Aurora in Cape Town.

1983: Performed as part of Ons Hou Konsert II (Melt Brink/Robert Mohr) by CAPAB in Cape Town.


Ons Hou Konsert II, theatre programme 1983.

P.J. du Toit, 1988. Amateurtoneel in Suid-Afrika. Pretoria: Academica

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