Moeders en Dogters

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Moeders en Dogters ("Mothers and Daughters") is a play by Corlia Fourie (1944-).

The original text

The play was awarded the Amstel Playwright of the Year Award Special Merit Award in 1983. The text was published by Human & Rousseau in 1985.

Performance history in South Africa

198#: Performed at the Kampustoneel Festival

1985: Presented by KRUIK under the direction of Pieter Fourie at the Nico Arena, opening 6 November. The cast: Wilna Snyman (Ma), Antoinette Kellermann (Anna), Libby Daniels (Susan), Margaretha Fischer (Gertjie), Fatima Dike (Susie). Design by Pieter van Koetsveld, lighting by Skip Wright.

1986: Christine Dreyer, a long-standing Peaat member, staged her first production, Moeders en Dogters, in The Barn, Port Elizabeth, and was the first producer to utilise the talents of a woman of colour in a Peaat play.

1995: Presented by the University of Stellenbosch Drama Department in the H.B. Thom Theatre in October, directed by Juanita Swanepoel. The cast included Sahrette Saayman, Lorraine Burger, Andreé Mocke, Nelleke Bakkes, Nicky Smith.

Translations and adaptations


Theatre programme, 1985

Theatre programme, 1995.

Speech by Prof Marius Swart, Looking Back, September 1991.

Antoinette Kellerman's annotated acting script for the 1985 KRUIK production, found in the Stellenbosch Drama Department archives in 2022.

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