The Kentucky Cycle
The Kentucky Cycle is a series of nine one-act plays by Robert Schenkkan that explores American mythology, particularly the mythology of the West, through the intertwined histories of three fictional families struggling over a portion of land in the Cumberland Plateau. The complete cycle of short plays had its world premiere in 1991 at the Intiman Theatre in Seattle, Washington. It was awarded the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
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Performance history in South Africa
The Courtship of Morning Star cast: Riaan Visman, Jan Hendrik Opperman, Brenda Julius, Kim Taylor.
The Homecoming cast: Brenda Julius, Reinard Cronje, Ben Claassen, Jackie van den Heever, Jan Hendrik Opperman, Stian Bam.
God's Great Supper cast: Chloe Liebenberg, Adriaan Botha, Hanna Grobler, Schalk van der Merwe, Reinhard Cronje, Eben Genis, Janna Austin, Sharon Kelly, Stian Bam, Jeremy Davids, Jan Hendrik Opperman, Ockie Coetzer, Kim Taylor, Ralston Oliphant, Riaan Visman.
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