The Kimberley Circus

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The Kimberley Circus is a play in two acts by James Ambrose Brown (1919-).

The original text

Written as a sequel to Brown's popular play The Circus Adventure, it follows the characters of the earlier play on a new adventure. Set in the 1890s, in early Johannesburg and the Karoo.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1978: Performed as a Baxter Theatre Production in the Concert Hall, Baxter Theatre in June 1978. Directed by David Crichton with David Crichton, Chris Galloway, Roland Stafford, Paul Bosman, Suzanne Brenner, Johan Esterhuizen, Charles Gallcher, Pippa Dyer, Sandra Williams.


Brian Barrow and Yvonne Williams-Short (eds.). 1988. Theatre Alive! The Baxter Story 1977-1987. Cape Town: The Baxter Theatre.

James Ambrose Brown. 19**. The Kimberley Circus. Copy of the typed text for the performer playing "Cat", held in the archive of the drama department at the University of Stellenbosch)

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