Just Like Home

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Just Like Home is a play by Pieter-Dirk Uys.

Uys won the SA Playwright of the Year, 1990, for this play.

The original text

Published in South African Plays by Nick Hern Books, 1993.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1989: First performance of this play in the Laager of the Market Theatre on Tuesday 7 March 1989 starring Shaleen Surtee-Richards, Russell Copley, Farouk Valley-Omar and Soli Philander.

1989: Presented by P.D. Uys Productions and B.M.E. at the Grahamstown Festival 9-11 July 1989; PEMADS Ford Little Theatre, Port Elizabeth, 13-15 July 1989; at the Baxter Studio, Cape Town, 18 July-5 August 1989 starring Shaleen Surtee-Richards, Robert Finlayson, Royston Stoffels, Paul Savage – Directed by Pieter-Dirk Uys. Designer Sarah Roberts.

1990: Political events in 1990 resulted in script changes with references to the "New South Africa". This version was staged at the Edinburgh Festival and in London, the Market Theatre and in June at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre.

Sources

Just Like Home theatre programmes, 1989.

Die Burger, 9 March 1990.

Sunday Tribune, 2 May 1990.

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