Sing jy van Bomme

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Sing jy van Bomme (Afrikaans for "If you sing about Bombs") is a 1986 full-length play by Ryk Hattingh - his debut as playwright. Winner of several Vita Awards.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1988: Staged by PACT in the Windybrow Theatre in Johannesburg and the Momentum Theatre in Pretoria, directed by Lucille Gillwald, with Annette Engelbrecht (Duif), Johan Malherbe (The Colonel), Anna-Mart van der Merwe (Mona), Tertius Meintjes (Ampie), Gys de Villiers (Kruit Kruger), Natania van Heerden (Baby), André Odendaal (Daantjie) and Siegfried Kitching (Andy). Design Nadya Cohen, lighting Jacques Mulder. Gillwald received the Breytenbach Epathalon from DALRO for this).


Star, 9 February 1988, Transvaler 24 February 1988.

PACT theatre programme, 1988.

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