There are two South African plays by this name.
The Cell, by Athol Fugard.
An early one-act play about black prisoners in a Cape Town prison. Written in Cape Town c. 1955-56, performed by the Circle Players in the Labia Theatre, Cape Town in 1956. Directed by Sheila Fugard, with Sheila Fugard, Athol Fugard, Erica Rogers, and a chorus of three men. Fugard later destroyed the manuscript.
Marianne McDonald, 2012: p. 15.
The Cell, by Harold Kimmel.
A psycho-drama in which a prison-cell, and the ideological clashes of its inmates, become a microcosmic symbol for South Africa. First performed ***. Published in Five African Plays (ed Cosmo Pieterse, Heinemann, 1972.
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