The Deputy

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The Deputy is a 1963 drama by German playwright and author Rolf Hochhuth [1] (born 1931). Also known as The Representative.

The original text

The original title is Der Stellvertreter. Ein christliches Trauerspiel.

Translations and adaptations

Adapted for Broadway production by Jerome Rothenberg [2].

An English translation by Richard and Clara Winston of the complete text was published as The Deputy: A Play, by Grove Press in 1964.

A film version titled Amen was made by the Greek-born French filmmaker Costa-Gavras in 2002.

Performance history in South Africa

1965: Presented by the Johannesburg Repertory Players at the Alexander Theatre, directed by Albert Ninio, starring a guest star from London, Paul Whitsun-Jones and Patrick Mynhardt as Kurt Gestein.


Wikipedia [3].

Tucker, 1997. 202.

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