Krach um Jolanthe
Krach um Jolanthe (“Fuss over Jolante”) by August Hinrichs (1879-1956).
The original text
Written in 1930 and published in Plattdeutsch (Low German) as Swienskomödi "Een Buernstück in dree Ennens" ("a rural piece in three acts") by Quickborn, Hamburg (1930, 1933). Also known in its High German version of Krach um Jolanthe ("Fuss about Jolanthe"), and published in this form in 1933 by Drei-Masken-Verlag, Berlin, and by Deutscher Laienspiel-Verlag, Weinheim in 1952. Filmed in 1934 by Carl Fröhlich.
Performance history in South Africa
Translations and adaptations
1956: Performed in Afrikaans as Bohaai oor 'n Otjie by the National Theatre Organisation Directed by Anna Neethling-Pohl with Mathilde Hanekom, Reenen van Niekerk, Danie Smuts, Elma Krynauw, Gilyan Francesco, Jaco van der Westhuizen, André de Jongh, Dawid Botha, Leon Brink, Siegfried Mynhardt.
Die Taalgenoot, 25(10), 1956
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