Living and Laughter
Also known as Living and Laughter: A Shakespearian Programme.
The original text
A compilation of extracts from the works of Shakespeare that takes the Seven Ages of Man speech as a framework, it was first performed in Cape Town in 1977.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1977: Performed by the Imps Drama Workshop in The Centre, St George's Cathedral, Cape Town, directed by Rosalie van der Gucht with the members of the large cast playing several different roles. John Ramsdale for example played what the critic Owen Williams described as "a jaunty Gobbo, a robust Flute and a broadly funny Clown".
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