Sunday Costs Five Pesos

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Sunday Costs Five Pesos is a Mexican folk comedy in 1 act written by Mexican-born Anglo-American playwright and novelist Josephina Niggli (1910–1983; birth name was Josephine) [1].

1m 4f 1 scene.

The original text

First published in 1937.

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Afrikaans entitled Sondag kos 5 Pesos.

Performance history in South Africa

1947: Sunday Costs Five Pesos was directed by Alexander Hegerstrom during the FATSSA District Drama Festival at the Little Theatre, Cape Town.

1978: Sondag kos 5 Pesos was performed by the Ceres Amateur Toneelvereniging.

1979: Sondag kos 5 Pesos was performed by Parklane Amateur Toneelvereniging in Worcester.


Worldcat [2].

Inskip, 1972. p.134.

January 1997. pp. 61, 64, 72, 76.

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