Prophet of the Waterberg

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Prophet of the Waterberg is a play by Nicky Rebelo. The full title, with subtitle, reads: Prophet of the Waterberg: in search of the soul of Eugene Marais - a story of survival, drugs, sex and politics.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

2005: Premiere production staged at the KKNK, directed by Nicky Rebelo, with Dawid Minnaar (Eugene Marais), David Butler (Mike le Roux) and Bianca Clarke (Edna le Roux). Set designer Nadia Cohen, lighting designer Wesley France.

2006: The same production was staged in the Barney Simon Theatre at the Market Theatre.


Die Burger, 28 Mar 2005.

The Sunday Independent, 6 May 2006.

The Star, 9 May 2006.

The Citizen, 9 May 2006.

Material held by NELM: [Collection: MARKET THEATRE]: 2007. 32. 9. 158. 1.

Playscript held by NELM: [Collection: MARKET THEATRE]: 2007. 32. 9. 158. 2.

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