The Big Knife

From ESAT
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The Big Knife (1949) is a play by American playwright, screenwriter, and director Clifford Odets (1906-1963). A classic tale about keeping your integrity in the face of success.

Performance history in South Africa

1965: Presented by CAPAB, opening 19 May 1965 at the Hofmeyr Theatre. Directed by Robert Aden, decor and costumes by Pamela Lewis. The cast: Glynn Day, Vaughan Scott, Robert Aden, Paddy Canavan, Mary McKinley, Johann Nell, Alec Bell, Simon Swindell, Reinet Maasdorp, Alan Prior, Ziona Garfield, Robert del Kyrke.

Translations and adaptations

Sources

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clifford_Odets

The Big Knife theatre programme, 1965.

Return to

Return to B in Plays II Foreign Plays

Return to South_African_Theatre/Plays

Return to The ESAT Entries

Return to Main Page