Marie zápasí s anděly

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Marie zápasí s anděly (1980) ("Maria's Struggle with Angels") by Pavel Kohout. The play is set in Prague, 1981.

The original text

Published in Prague by Dilia, 1990. (

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Afrikaans by Fred Steyn as 'n Stryd met Engele, also referred to as Maria en haar Stryd met die Engele.

Performance history in South Africa

1982: Performed in Afrikaans as 'n Stryd met Engele by TRUK Toneel under the direction of William Egan at the State Theatre, Pretoria and at the Alexander Theatre, Johannesburg. The cast: Wilna Snyman (Maria), Louis van Niekerk (Josef), Amor Tredoux, Annelize van der Ryst, Marie Pentz, Alida Theron, Aletta Bezuidenhout, Paul Lückhoff, Rika Sennett, Karin Jerg, Elzabé Zietsman, Nico Liebenberg, Johan Malherbe, Eric Nobbs, Schalk Schoombee. Design by Chris van den Berg, lighting by Paul Pamboukian.


'n Stryd met Engele theatre programme, 1982.

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