Psychodelic Cowboy and Sister Nun

Jump to navigation Jump to search

Psychodelic Cowboy and Sister Nun by Graham Weir, a cult rock musical adventure about a band from Benoni who want to crack it big in Johannesburg, live at the top of the Hillbrow Tower and devour copious amount of LSD and other substances en route.

The original text

The script was published by Graham Weir in a book entitled how GRAHAM WEIR has accidently managed to stay aLIVE, launched at the Grahamstown Festival in 2002. Besides the script, the volume also includes extracts from the play How Graham Weir Accidentally Managed to Stay Alive, the scripts of Letters from Patient Essop, Tales From The Dark Corner, Brief Descriptions and some of his short stories.

Performance history in South Africa

1992: First performed at the Baxter Theatre, 1992?*, directed by Weir, with Graham Weir and Christine Weir.

1994: Directed by Damon Galgut, at Chaplins Theatre Restaurant, March 1994.

1995: Directed by Guy de Lancey at the Johannesburg Civic Theatre, May - July 1995.


Folder containing press reviews, 1994 production, held by NELM: NELM Location: [Collection: MARKET THEATRE]: 2007. 10. 8. 1. 12.

Theatre programme (not stated which production) held by NELM: Location: [Collection: FNB VITA]: 2004. 34. 6. 2. 20.

Return to

Return to P

Return to South African Theatre Plays

Return to Main Page