Sticks and Bones

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Sticks and Bones is a 1971 black comedy by American playwright and screenwriter David Rabe [1] (born 1940), the second play in his Vietnam trilogy, about a son who returns from Vietnam physically blinded as well as spiritually maimed.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1979: First staged in South Africa in The Gym at The Space (Cape Town) in January, directed by John Nankin with Anthony Chase, Peter Fourie, Errol Hart, Colin Jantjies, Hilary Jones, Michael O'Brien and Tertia Zeeman. Design by John Nankin assisted by Anthony Chase, Michael O'Brien, Quinton and Marge Watson, lighting by Brian Astbury, music by Tony Manhire and stage management by Laurel Godfrey and Angela Brückner.


Wikipedia [2].

Astbury 1979.

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