Tom Ruiters

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‘’Tom Ruiters’’ is a verbatim play by Darryl Nel (1972-).

The original text

The play is an account of the racially-motivated killing of a vagrant named Tom Ruiters by a group of high school boys in 1990, drawing on court transcripts and media reports.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

2004: The play was presented by the Port Elizabeth Opera House in association with DSN Productions at The Barn in August 2004, directed by Darryl Nel, with the following cast: Darryl Nel, Niqui Cloete-Barrass, Annaline Stiglingh and Andrew Horne. The play was presented as a Double Bill with Heugh Road Blues.


The Herald, 26 August 2004

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