by Robert Kirby. The title and theme are based on a citation of a pamphlet by Thomas Paine published in 1776.
Awarded the IGI Life Vita 1991/1992 Regional Award for Best Script for both the Cape and Natal regions and the author won the IGI Life Vita 1991/1992 National Award for South African playwright of the year.
Playscript [Typescript (photocopy)] NELM:[Collection: SIMON, Barney]: 2003. 90. 510.
Performance history in South Africa
A Gaudeamus Productions production was directed by the author at the Baxter Theatre (July-August 1991), the Market Theatre (October 1991), National Arts Festival (June-July 1992), starring Graham Hopkins, Michelle Scott, Robert Kirby, Graham Weir (replaced by Frantz Dobrowsky in subsequent productions) and Sello Maake Ka-Ncube. Setting and lighting by Denis Hutchinson.
Translations and adaptations
Die Oosterlig, 22 May 1991.
Various entries in the NELM catalogue.
Panics theatre programme (Baxter).
National Arts Festival programme, 1991. 43.
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