Mademoiselle

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Mademoiselle (1932), is a play in three acts by French playwright Jacques Deval (1893-1972). It is a brilliant portrait of a private teacher.

the original text

Translated from the French into Afrikaans by Marie Linde. Text available at the Stellenbosch University Library, Manuscripts Section. Reference 31/28/8.

Performance history in South Africa

1942: Produced by Siegfried Mynhardt, starring Marda Vanne, Henriëtte de Waal, Albie van der Bijl, Lydia Lindeque in 1942.

1948: Presented by K.A.T. (circa 1948), directed by Marguerite I. Murray, starring Pietro Nolte, Johanna Olivier, Geraldine Gildenhuys, Zandberg Jansen, Leonie Pienaar (as Mademoiselle), L.W. Viljoen, Chris Louw, Johan Malherbe, Marie Lombard, Milla Smith and Helena Louw.

Sources

Trek 7(10):17, 1942.

World Drama, by Allardyce Nicoll. Harrap, 1949.

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