The Travellers

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The Travellers is a 2005 play workshopped by Sylvaine Strike and the company of the premiere production.


A family of travelling players performing during war time on a minute stage.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

2005: Premiere production staged by the Fortune Cookie Theatre Company at the Grahamstown Festival, directed by Sylvaine Strike assisted by Brian Webber, with Toni Morkel (Mamma Myrtle Frost), Shelley Meskin (Iris Frost) and Daniel Buckland (Irving Frost) - set designed by Chen Nakar. After the Grahamstown Festival the same production was performed at the Adelaide Festival [1] in Australia and in the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town.

2006: The same production was staged in the Laager at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg.


Fortune Cookie Theatre Company website [2].

The Star, 28 June 2005.

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