I Can't Wait to Tie You to the Sofa

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I Can't Wait to Tie You to the Sofa is a play by Helena Kriel.

The original text

Written as a play in two parts, the second of which is a one-woman piece titled A Special Kind of Murder, the piece is an exploration of sexual energy and the lengths to which it drives mankind.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1990: Performed in the Arena at the Windybrow Theatre, Johannesburg, in March, directed by Helena Kriel with Sean Higgs, Gavin Hood, Dominique Moser and Lisa Hall (as "Alice") .

1990: Performed at the Standard Bank National Arts Festival in Grahamstown in July.

1990: Performed in the University of Cape Town's The Playroom theatre from 7 to 22 December.


Pretoria News 9 March 1990.

A copy of a later typed text, including notes the first run of productions, held in the archives of the Drama Department of the University of Stellenbosch.

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