Don't Listen, Ladies!

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Don't Listen, Ladies! is a Comedy in Three Acts from the French of French stage actor, film actor, director, screenwriter, and playwright of the Boulevard theatre, Alexandre-Pierre Georges (Sacha) Guitry (21 February 1885 - 24 July 1957) [1].[2]

The original text

N'écoutez pas, mesdames! by Sacha Guitry.

Translations and adaptations

Translated into English by Stephen Powys, Guy Bolton, published 1952.

Performance history in South Africa

Theatre programme for the African Consolidated Theatres production starring Clifford Mollison. Year unknown.

1950: Anna Romain Hoffman produced and played the role of Julie Bille-en-Bois at the Library Theatre, Johannesburg, May 1950, also starring Philip Birkinshaw (Daniel Bachelet), Elizabeth Renfield (one of the two wives).

1972: Presented by NAPAC Drama at the Alhambra Theatre, Durban, directed by Michael Meacham, from 3 July 1972, starring, among others, Pamela Jacobs.


Google Books [3].

Trek, 15(6):42, 1950.

NELM: [Collection: KORT, Maurice]: 2012. 379. 11. 37 (NAPAC production).

NELM: [Collection: MEINTJES, Johannes]: 2012. 456. 5. 4. 4 (African Consolidated Theatres production).

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