Subject to Fits

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Subject to Fits is a play by American actor, producer, director Robert Montgomery (1904-1981) [1]. The author calls his play not an adaptation but "a response to Dostoyevsky's The Idiot".

The original text

Published by Samuel French, ISBN: 9780573700354.

Premiered at the Pubic Theater (New York Shakespeare Festival) 1971.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

There is evidence of a pre-1974 production starring Robert Gordon, Beverley Melnick, Michael Richard and Leonie Hofmeyr staged at the Arena Theatre, Rosebank.

1974: Performed by PACT in the Alexander Theatre, Johannesburg, with a cast that included Errol Ross, Michael Richard, Robert Gordon, Beverley Melnick, Leonie Hofmeyr, Lindsay Reardon, and Reza de Wet,


Samuel French [2].

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