The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel written by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald that follows a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Adapted for the stage by Peter Terry.

Performance history in South Africa

PACT presented the Peter Terry adaptation directed by Craig Freimond at the Alexander Theatre and the Arena, Pretoria, starring Susan Danford (Daisy), Stephen Jennings (Gatsby), David Butler, David Clatworthy, Emma-Jane Mezher, Mitzi Booysen, Michael McCabe, Alistair Prodgers, Dale Cutts, David Dukas, Lisa Morris. Stage manager Kobus Rossouw.

A UCT production was directed by Blaise Koch starring Matthew Wild circa 2000.


The Great Gatsby Theatre programme

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