The original text
Line is a 1967 one-act play, his first play produced. It is an absurdist drama about 5 people waiting in line for an event (what event it is, is never made clear—several of the characters' stated expectations contradict the others). Each of the characters uses their wiles in an attempt to be first in line, getting more and more vicious as the play continues.
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Performance history in South Africa
1975: Performed in a double bill with It's Called the Sugar Plum directed by Grethe-Maria Fox and Charlotte du Toit for the Outer Space (Cape Town) from 29 January 1975, with Bill Curry, Vincent Ebrahim, Andrea Fine, Dawie Malan and Maralin Vanrenen.
Line: Wikipedia .
Barrow, Brian & Williams-Short, Yvonne (eds.). 1988. Theatre Alive! The Baxter Story 1977-1987.
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