Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth
The original text
Written as two interlinked plays, the first an exploration of Shakespeare's "foreign" language through a performance of Hamlet, and the second dedicated to Pavel Kohout, and presents an underground performance of Macbeth under the threat of Czech political harassment. The play was published with the instruction that "the two parts must be performed together and may not be done with any other play." (Samuel French edition, London, 1979)
The plays opened on Broadway at the 22 Steps on October 3, 1979. Published in the same year.
Performance history in South Africa
Translations and adaptations
National Arts Festival programmes, 1984 and 1988.
PACOFS Drama 25 Years, 1963-1988
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