Die Laaste Middagmaal

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Die Laaste Middagmaal is an one-act play (“The last midday meal”) by Wilma Stockenström. It is an absurdist play about lunch in an Afrikaner household.

Joint winner of a one-act play competition organised for the The Space (Cape Town) by the Foundation for Art and Theatre in 1973.

The original text

Published by Taurus in 1978.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

First staged as part of a double-bill in the Outer Space (Cape Town) in 1975, directed by Limpie Basson, with Danie Botha, Johan Burgher, Carina du Plessis, Faan Oosthuizen and Cornelia Stander. The stage managers were Bill Anderson and Fatima Dike.


Astbury 1979.

Material held by NELM: [Collection: SIEFF, Percy]: 2013. 25. 15. 4.

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