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Hallelujah!, a play by Xoli Norman is about the murderous, random violence engulfing the country.

Published in Armed Response: Plays from South Africa, edited by David Peimer. London: Seagull Books, 2009.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

2000: Performed in the Barney Simon Theatre at the Market Theatre Complex, as part of the Market Theatre's Young Writers' Festival, in October 2000, directed by Fiona Ramsay with Lerato Thue (Lady), Oscar Motsikoe (Bonga) and Fats Bookholane (Bra Menzi). Music director Xoli Norman. The same production was staged in the Market Theatre in July 2001.


The Citizen, 26 October 2000.

Ruphin Coudyzer. 2023. Annotated list of his photographs of Market Theatre productions. (Provided by Coudyzer)

The Sowetan, 1 July 2001.

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