The Trial

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The Trial is the title of several plays written and/or produced in South Africa.

The Trial by Franz Kafka

This is the English title given to a number of stage adaptations of the novel Der Prozess by Franz Kafka.

See the entry on Der Prozess

The Trial by Mzwandile Maqina

The original text

A play dealing with a young girl's battle against Section 6 of the Law on Terrorism.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

197*: Produced in New Brighton, near Port Elizabeth. The play was immediately banned and the author was arrested.


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The Trial by Anthony Booth

The original text

A one-act play for women, published by Samuel French (1972).

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Afrikaans as Die Verhoor by Chris Fourie.


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