Die Reën Van Jou Liefde

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Die Reën Van Jou Liefde ("the rain of your love") is an Afrikaans one-act play by W.A. de Klerk (1917-1996).

The original text

The play is a somewhat sentimental play that uses the drought as a symbol for the arid marital relationship between Niklaas en Berdien and the renewal that finally comes with the rain.

First published in Uitgesoekte Eenbedrywe (edited by Gerhard J. Beukes) in 1948.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1972: Die Reën Van Jou Liefde was produced by Ice Lötter and Rykie Lötter for the Jansenville Dramavereniging. Starring Ice Lötter, Rykie Lötter, Wessel Cornelius and Pauline van Zyl.



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