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A play by Charles J. Fourie.


Based on the biblical story of Job, the character Jobias, a farm worker, loses all his possessions and his children.

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Performance history in South Africa

Premièred in a production by the Agterdeur Geselskap at the KKNK in March 1998, directed by Fourie, starring André Roothman as Jobias, Roysten Stoffels, Ivan Abrahams, André Samuels, Theresa Cloete, Chris Gxalaba, Johan Malherbe, Denver Vraagom. Stage manager Deon Erasmus, costumes by Stefan Venter, lighting by Patrick Curtis, photography by Albert van Niekerk and Lien Botha.

The same production was staged in The Arena at the Nico Malan Theatre in May 1998.


KKNK programme, 1998.

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