The Dream

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There are two South African plays by this name.

The Dream, a version of A Midsummer Night's Dream

Performance history in South Africa

Directed by Murray McGibbon for NAPAC in 1992, starring Jeremy Blackburn as Bottom, Stephen Gurney and others.

The Dream, a 2000 comedy workshopped and written by Martin Koboekae

A self-referential play about a group of five actors from Soweto who cherish big dreams.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Staged at the Wits Theatre Complex in February 2000, directed by Martin Koboekae, with Koboekae, Moagi Modise, Itumeleng Mashigo, Theo Thabapelo and Monde Mayephu.

Staged in the Windybrow Theatre in October 2000, directed by Martin Koboekae, with Koboekae, William Levi, Theo Thabapelo, Monde Mayephu and Bonginkosi Twala.


The Sowetan, 13 February 2000.

The Citizen, 12 October 2000.

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