Man to Man
by German playwright Manfred Karge. Originally German title Jacke Wie Hose.
The original play
A one-woman show about a woman Ella Gericke, who takes over her deceased husband's identity during the economic disaster of the Weimar period in Germany. She takes over his identity to make a living as Max Gericke, a crane-operator at the factory.
Translations and adaptations
Translated into English as Man to Man by Anthony Vivis.
South African productions
The play and performance won numerous awards in that year.
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