Momma Golda

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A play about Golda Meir and the State of Israel, adapted in 2003 by Peter Frye, Thelma Ruby and Alex Baron from William Gibson’s Golda.

The original text

Golda (1977), a play by William Gibson, is a work about the late Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir, that became so popular in its revised version, Golda's Balcony (2003), that it set a record as the longest-running one-woman play in Broadway history on January 2, 2005. (Wikipedia, [1])

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Staged in October 2000 in the Tesson Theatre in Johannesburg, directed by Charmaine Weir-Smith and Thelma Ruby, with Thelma Ruby and Michael Richard.


The Citizen, 24 October 2000.

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