A play by Slawomir Mrozek.
The original text
First performed in Poland in 1964.
Translations and adaptations
Translated into English by Nicholas Bethell, adapted by Tom Stoppard. Performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company directed by Trevor Nunn in 1966.
Performance history in South Africa
1970: First South African performance at the Hofmeyr Theatre, 10 October 1970. Presented by CAPAB Drama under the direction of Mavis Taylor starring Wilson Dunster (Arthur), Nerina Ferreira (Eleonora), Alec Bell (Stomil), John Mitchell (Eddie), Yvonne Bryceland (Eugenia), Arthur Hall (Eugene), Marion Achber (Ala). Designed by Raimond Schoop.
1967: According to announcement of forthcoming productions in Speelgoed van Glas theatre programme, the play was to have been presented by SATS in 1967.
Tango theatre programme, 1970.
Material held by NELM: [Collection: KORT, Maurice]: 2012. 379. 2. 6.
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