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‘’Genesis’’ is a play devised by Darryl Nel (1972-).

The original text

The play is a re-telling of the Biblical Creation story up until the exile of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1991: The play was performed at the Rhodes University Drama Department Mini-Fest in the Box Theatre in August 1991, directed by Darryl Nel and Gavin R. Baker and choreography by Jennifer Treadwell. Cast: Niqui Cloete (Narrator), Barry Smith (Adam), Camilla Girdlestone (Eve), Darryl Nel (Lucifer) with Addie Auerbock, Taryn Lamberti, Jenny Trollip, Annabel Johnstone, Margaret Clarke, Kim Meistre, Melanie Gaigher, Karen Kallmann, Jeremy Rogers, Joe Phillips and Gavin R. Baker.


The Herald, 28 August 1991

Genesis programme, 1991

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