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A play by George C. Wolfe (1986).

The original text

In a series of 11 “exhibits” (sketches), the review explores and satires prominent themes and identities of African American culture. [1]

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Performance history in South Africa

1996: Staged in the Barney Simon Theatre at the Market Theatre in April 1996, directed by Itumeleng Motsikoe, with Sello Maake ka Ncube, Moshidi Motshegwa, Nkhensani Manganyi, Keketso Semoko and Vusi Kunene.

2014: Staged at the Market Theatre in January 2014, directed by James Ngcobo, with Aubrey Poo, Altovise Lawrence, Aya Mpama, Bronwyn van Graan, Caroline Borole, Elisha Mudly, Michael Themba, Mona Monyane, Naima Mclean, Rori Motuba, Tshepiso Tshabalala, Lebo Toko, Lesedi Job and Ziyanda Yako. [2]


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