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Oscar is a 1958 comedy play by French playwright Claude Magnier (1920-1983) [1].

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Afrikaans under the title Die Vernuftige Vryer by Nerina Ferreira.

Performance history in South Africa

1983: Die Vernuftige Vryer, the Ferreira Afrikaans translation was staged by PACT, directed by William Egan, with Nico Liebenberg (Oscar), Alida Theron (Bernadette), Johan Engelbrecht (Christian Martin), Louis van Niekerk (Bertrand Barnier), Selma van der Vyver (Colette), Roelien Spruyt (Jacqueline), Trudie Taljaard (Madame Barnier), Schalk Schoombie (Philippe) and Marion Hultzer (Charlotte). Design by Frances Michaletos.


PACT theatre programme, 1983.

Petru & Carel Trichardt theatre programme collection.

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