Resurrection

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by Richard Rive. A one-act play, adapted by himself from his short story of the same name. First performed in April 1966 by Experimental Theatre at the University of Columbia, it deals with the ambiguities of the ‘coloured’ designation - a theme which Rive will return to in Buckingham Palace, District Six. First published in 1968 in Short African Plays (Ed: Cosmo Pieterse) by Heinemann and later in Selected Writings (Johannesburg: Ad Donker, 1976) ** (See Gosher, 1988)

Presented by the University of the Witwatersrand as part of a double bill with All's Well at the National Arts Festival Student Drama in 1985 starring Jacquiline Dommisse, Gilda Blacher, Niel Lessick. Directed by Graeme Messer, stage manager Mary Gill, lighting Paul Abrahams, company manager Morag Todd.

Sources

National Arts Festival programme, 1985.


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