Hang on in There, Nelson
A play by Arthur Maimane (1996).
The original text
About the interaction between a socially diverse group of journalists at the time of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
First staged in the Adcock-Ingram Auditorium at the Windybrow Arts Centre in July 1996, directed by Walter Chakela, with Crispin de Nys (Cecil), Richard Nwamba (Johnny), Lesele Leslie Leseyame (Joseph), Carlo Radebe (James), Ephraim Basotli Magagane (Sylvester), Juanita Strydom (Frankie) and Joyce Skefu (Freda). The same production moved to the Momentum Theatre at the State Theatre in August 1996.
Go to ESAT Bibliography
Return to PLAYS I: Original SA plays
Return to PLAYS II: Foreign plays
Return to PLAYS III: Collections
Return to South African Festivals and Competitions
Return to The ESAT Entries
Return to Main Page