The original text
A documentary drama, it was researched by Nicholas Ellenbogen and workshopped with the Loft Theatre Company for the specific purpose of educating an audience through entertainment. Centredon the drought cycle, Kwamanzi deals with man's intrusion into the eco-system and his effect on it.
The performance text is contained in Volume Two of The Complete Works of Nicholas Ellenbogen and Theatre for Africa (privately published by Theatre for Africa)
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1992: Presented at the Wits Amphitheatre
National Arts Festival programme, 1985.
Theatre for Africa. (n.d.) The Complete Works of Nicholas Ellenbogen and Theatre for Africa Claremont, Cape Town.
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