The City of Paradise

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The City of Paradise is a workshopped play by Mark Fleishman and Cast.

The original text

It is a retelling of the Greek story of the house of Atreus looking at issues of vengeance and justice in SA post-TRC, originally created in 1998, during the time of the TRC, in workshop facilitated by Mark Fleishman, with students at UCT.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1998: Performed by UCT students, directed by Mark Fleishman.

2015: Presented by Magnet Theatre, directed by Mark Fleishman, assisted by Jennie Reznek, with a cast consisting of trainees on the 2014/2015 Magnet Theatre Full time Training and Job Creation Program, and professional actress Indalo Stofile as Clytaemnestra. Designed by Mark Fleishman, Themba Stewart and Craig Leo.


Magnet Theatre's In The City of Paradise, <> Thu 2015/05/14.

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