The Hairy Ape

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The Hairy Ape (1922) by Eugene O'Neill. An expressionist play about the clash of the social classes and man’s search for belonging.

Performance history in South Africa

Produced at the Bantu Men's Social Centre by the Bantu People’s Theatre in December 1936, directed by André van Gyseghem and featuring Dan Twala as Yank. Repeated in the Great Hall, Wits University in June 1937.


South African Opinion, 23 January 1937.

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