The Wake

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There are two South African plays by this name.

The Wake, by Benjamin (Bob) Leshoai

A one-act play written while a student at the University of Illinois in 1964, it is an interesting study of deliberately induced mass hysteria. Typescript held by the author. (See Gosher, 1988)


Gosher, 1988.


The Wake, by Don Maclennan

The Wake is a comedy in two acts, written by Don Maclennan.

Directed by the author, with Sally Ashby, Philip Lund, Ken Durham, Marge Hughes, Peta Glasser, Hansell Hewitt, Jenny Pengelly, Trevor Pengelly and Paul Walters in the cast as part of the commemoration of Settlers' Day, Grahamstown, in September 1971.


Theatre programme held by NELM: [Collection: DICKERSON, Beth]: 2009. 118. 2. 8.

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