Edward II

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Edward II in a version by John Caviggia after the play by Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593) with additional material by William Shakespeare, Edward Campion, Richard Barnfield, Denys Sanguin de Saint-Pavin, John Webster, Michelangelo Buonarotti, Walter Raleigh, William d'Avenant, James Shirley, Edmund Spenser, John Beaumont and John Fletcher.

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Performance history in South Africa

Presented by John Badenhorst and John Caviggia at the People's Space Theatre in September/October 1981. Directed by John Badenhorst and designed by John Caviggia, the play starred John Caviggia as Edward II, Merle Lifson, Alan Murchison, John Dennison, Rupert Wainwright*, Jochen Noetzelmann*, Johann van der Merwe and José Neto.

(* appeared by arrangement with Fragile Theatre Frankfurt/London).

Directed by David Alcock for Rhodes University Drama Department. Year unknown.


Theatre programme, 1981.

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