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Saul is a play by W.J. Pienaar. A pageant-style Afrikaans drama in five acts about the Biblical character, with a large cast of 25 and including songs and dances.

The original text

Published by Van Schaik in 1928.

Performance history in South Africa

First performed to local acclaim in 1923 and 1924 (as fundraisers for the local "Dingaan's day" festivities) with Pienaar as "Samuel" and under the direction of R.G. van Tonder and then repeated as a fund-raiser for the Volksrust Municipal Hospital Fund on 3 April, 1925. Also performed in Krugersdorp, Pretoria and Johannesburg in 1925, having been polished by Paul de Groot.


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