Les Aveugles

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by Maurice Maeterlinck. Full-length. Cast: mixed.

The original text

Les Aveugles (The Blind) published 1890; first performed 7 December 1891.

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Afrikaans by Jannie Gildenhuys as Die Blindes.

Performance history in South Africa

Die Blindes presented by CAPAB in 1970 in a double bill with Dokter teen Wil en Dank directed by Jannie Gildenhuys starring himself, Pieter Joubert, Nerina Ferreira, Mees Xteen, Ernst Eloff, Margot Luyt, Roelf Laubscher, Willem de la Querra, Lianda Martin and Grethe Fox. Stage manager Mavis Lilenstein, decor and lighting designed by Pieter de Swardt, costumes designed by Elaine Aucamp. This production was staged at the H.B. Thom Theatre from 17 to 20 June 1970.

Die Blindes presented by PACOFS in 1973, directed by Jannie Gildenhuys, starring Errol Ross, Ernst Eloff, Jannie Gildenhuys, Annie Basson, Lerina Erasmus, Roelf Laubscher, Neels Coetzee, William Egan, Annelize van der Ryst.


PACOFS Drama 25 Years, 1963-1988.

Theatre programme, 1970.

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