Generaal Mannetjies Mentz

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A full-length play by Ilse van Hemert and Chris Vorster.

The original text

Based on the novel Op soek na Generaal Mannetjies Mentz by Christoffel Coetzee (1998).

Performance history in South Africa

Premièred at the Aardklop Festival in September 1999 directed by Ilse van Hemert, designed by Marthinus Basson and starring i.a. Sandra Prinsloo, Marius Weyers, Anna-Mart van der Merwe, Samson Khumalo, Gys de Villiers, Neo Tlhabi, Tinah Mnumzana, Jana van Niekerk, Susan Rossouw, Chris Vorster, Jan Ellis, David Butler, Gérard Rudolf and music by Didi Kriel. The same production was subsequently staged at the Nico Malan Theatre in November 1999.

Translations and adaptations


Nico Theatre Centre pamphlet Aug-Nov 1999

[Van Heerden (2008)][1]. p 141.

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