Die Onwillige Weduwee

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Die Onwillige Weduwee: 'n Kunsmatige Klug in Drie Bedrywe ("The Unwilling Widow: An Artificial Farce in Three Acts") is a full-length Afrikaans play by Henriette Grové.

The original text

Published by Human & Rousseau, 1965.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1965: Staged by PACT, directed by Fred Engelen, with Thea Kirstein (Margaretha, die Weduwee), Xander Haagen (Andre), Salomi Louw (Dientjie), Sandra Kotze (Meraai), Petru Wessels (Lida), Francois Swart (Dr Prosema), Japie van Niekerk (Kapt Jim), James Norval (Oom Maans), Frances Coertze (Tant Lalie), Leonora Nel (Miss Sysie), Anna Cloete (Lottie), Marius Weyers (Vryer 1), Johan Botha (Vryer 2), Roelf Laubscher (Vryer 3), Carel Trichardt (Slagter), Pieter Geldenhuys (Meester Loeries), Keith Cornelis (Ouderling), Franz Marx (Douw) and Mathilde Hanekom (Bedelares). Decor by Raimond Schoop and costumes by Margaret Louttit.


PACT theatre programme, 1965.

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