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Le cimetière des voitures (1958) by Spanish playwright, screenwriter, film director, novelist and poet Fernando Arrabal (born 1932) [1], who settled in France in 1955.

Translations and adaptations

Published in English in Plays by Fernando Arrabal; translated from the French by Barbara Wright, Calder & Boyars, 1967.

Performance history in South Africa

1980: John Nankin directed a production staged at The People's Space starring Aletta du Toit, Zachary Blumberg, Mike O'Brien, Maria Schoeman, Peter Piccolo, Silamour Philander and Richard Carter.

1992: Performed in the H.B. Thom Theatre, May 1992, directed by André van der Merwe, starring Maulise Marais, Chris Vorster, Pierré Neethling, Theresa van As, Waldemar Schultz, Franci Swanepoel and others.


Cape Argus, 10 June 1980.

Theatre pamphlet, 1992.

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