Pity About People

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Pity About People is a play by Pieter-Dirk Uys.

The original text

It is a play about catatonia, written in 1974.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1974: It was the first play to be staged in The Outer Space in Cape Town, directed by Uys, with Val Donald, Blaise Koch and Michele Maxwell. Lighting by Brian Astbury and stage management by Andrea Fine.

1974: Staged by The Company in Johannesburg, directed by Uys, with Ziona Garfield, David Eppel and Kathy Kahn.

1975: Staged at the Blue Fox in Johannesburg.


Astbury 1979.

Space theatre programme, 1974.

The Company theatre programme (undated).

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