Om 'n Jakkalsbessie
Om 'n Jakkalsbessie is a 1991 full-length Afrikaans play by Marc Hosten. It deals with a boy in a household where the maid has a great influence on his upbringing. It is a post-apartheid play which looks back on the past and speculates about the future.
The original text
Om 'n Jakkalsbessie was the Free State regional winner of the 1991 SACPAC Award.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1993: Staged by PACOFS, directed by Gerben Kamper, with Pieter Brand (Pieter), Nomsa Xaba (Miriam), Petro-Nelise Trichardt (Mieke), Cobus Fourie (Dirk), Duma Mnembe (Sekwala) and Maurice Carpede (John). Designed by Johnny Boerstoel.
Beeld, 25 November 1993.
PACOFS theatre programme, 1993.
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