Performance history in South Africa
First performed in 1924 by Excelsior-toneelvereniging in Pretoria and then numerous times over the years. For example by the Johannesburgse Dramatiese Vereniging (directed by Stephanie Fauré) on 2 May 1925 in the Opera House in Pretoria, as part of a double bill including the watershed production of Leipoldt's Die Heks (qv). The cast: Gerty Maree (Lenie), Marti Muller (Mev Brand), Trudie de Villiers (Bettie Roux), Okkie Spruyt (Sarel Brand), Matt Laubscher (Frans Lombard). Decor by the sculptor Fanie Eloff. The make-up artist and set painter was Christiaan A. van Schaik.
Translations and adaptations
Ons Vaderland 5 May 1925.
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