Les Deux Bourreaux
The original text
An absurdist work by written in by the Spanish playwright, novelist and filmmaker. Published by Julliard, Paris in 1958.
Translations and adaptations
Translated into English as The Two Executioners by Richard Howard (Grove Press, 1960) and by Barbara Wright (Calder and Boyars, 1962).
Performance history in South Africa
1971: Performed as Die Twee Laksmanne by CAPAB in a lunch-hour production in February 1971 at the Hofmeyr Theatre with Price Coetzee (Maurice), David Haynes, Pieter Geldenhuys, Mees Xteen, Nerina Ferreira and Paul Slabolepszy. Directed by Pieter Fourie (in his debut as director); decor by Pieter de Swardt. Also performed was Fando en Lis.
Grey High School - 1967 yearbook.
Fernando Arrabal in Wikipedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fernando_Arrabal].
Die Twee Laksmanne programme
Photograph - NELM Manuscripts - [Collection: FLETCHER, Jill]: 2005. 75. 19. 50).
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