Tango del Fuego

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Tango del Fuego is a play by Marthinus Basson, Mark Hoeben and Ina Winterich.

Not to be confused with the song "Tango del Fuego" by Parov Stelar[1].

The original text

Originally devised as a dance-drama by Hoeben and Winterich, the piece was expanded to a stage play which explores the history of the tango by Basson.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

2001: First performed at the Oude Libertas Amphitheatre in Stellenbosch, directed and designed by Basson, with dancers Mark Hoeben and Ina Winterich and actors Dawid Minnaar, Antoinette Kellerman, Nicole Holm and Jaco Bouwer. The production won Fleur du Cap Awards for best direction and best technical contribution for design (Marthinus Basson), best leading actress (Antoinette Kellermann) and best performance in a musical or revue (Mark Hoeben).


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