One Man's Life

Jump to navigation Jump to search

One Man's Life is a 1997 one-man play written by Deon Opperman. It is about the bitter-sweet rites-of-passage from boy to manhood, presented in a poignant, hilarious and utterly frank way.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Originally staged by The Independent Performance Trust on The Fringe at the National Arts Festival Fringe in 1997, directed by Opperman, with Eric Nobbs playing the man. This production, with Nobbs, was subsequently performed for years in many venues across South Africa.


National Arts Festival programme, 1997.

Go to ESAT Bibliography

Return to

Return to PLAYS I: Original SA plays

Return to PLAYS II: Foreign plays

Return to PLAYS III: Collections

Return to PLAYS IV: Pageants and public performances

Return to South African Festivals and Competitions

Return to The ESAT Entries

Return to Main Page