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There are two plays by this name

Savages by Christopher Hampton (1946-)[1]

The original text

A play about injustices which prevail in a tense South American country.

Translations and adaptations

South African performances

1982: Performed in September in the State Theatre by PACT, directed by Francois Swart for PACT with Michael McCabe, Frantz Dobrowsky, Christine le Brocq, John Hussey, Norman Coombes, Andrew Buckland, Pamela Gien.

Savages by Michael Williams

The original text

Written by Michael Williams for the National Arts Festival Fringe in 1984, it is set in the future in a deserted town in the middle of a wilderness, where society as we know it has collapsed and it is only the fittest who survive.

South African performances

1984: Performed at the National Arts Festival Fringe, directed by Michael Williams with Paul Savage, Lionel Newton, Sue Dall, Russell Copley.


PACT theatre pamphlet, 1982.

National Arts Festival programme, 1984.

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