The Red Silk Umbrella

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The Red Silk Umbrella Is a musical play with book and lyrics written by James Ambrose Brown and music by Arthure Evans.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1962: Staged by the Kushlick-Gluckman company in Johannesburg, directed by Leon Gluckman, with Joe Stewardson (Smiffo), Katarina Holden (Angie), June Shannon (Mrs Mariah Swart), Richard Daneel (Mr Joubert), Charles Stodel (Mr Samuel), Rigby Foster (Mr Ponsonby-Jones), Ron Shellton (Mr Magebula (Sixpence) Mahlatimi), Phillip James (Mr Sam Naidoo and John Dawkins (London Bobby). Musical direction by Arthure Evans and decor by Giuseppe Cattaneo.

Sources

Tucker, 1997. 159, 187.

Kushlick-Gluckman theatre programme (undated).

Playscript, musical score, lyrics, photographs and other material held by NELM (various entries in the NELM catalogue).

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