God's Country

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God's Country is a play by Steven Dietz (1958-)[1]

The original text

The play deals with racial hatred and a true story about an event in the 1980's. The story is about a white supremacist who commits crimes to raise money for its acts of racial hatred. This group was called The Order. Eventually, members of this group kill a Jewish radio host.

God's Country premiered at A Contemporary Theatre in Seattle, Washington State in August 1988 under the direction of David Ira Goldstein.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1987/1988(?): Performed by PACT in the State Theatre, Pretoria, with inter alia, Shirley Johnston, . Design by James MacNamara





Correspondence from Shirley Johnston

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