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An adaptation of the one-man play Diary of a Madman based on the short story by Nikolai Gogol.

The original text

Diary of a Madman (1835) is the English translation of a farcical short story in Russian, by Nikolai Gogol [1].

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1999: First staged as part of a double bill (with The Yellow Wallpaper) in September 1999 in the main building of the Valkenberg mental hospital in Cape Town, with Jeroen Kranenburg, directed by Geoffrey Hyland.


Sunday Independent, 12 September 1999.

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