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Tribute is a play by Canadian playwright and screenwriter Bernard Slade [1] (born 1930).

The plot focuses on Scottie Templeton, a popular actor who has spent his life shirking responsibility. When he discovers he is terminally ill with leukemia, he attempts to reconnect with his long-estranged son.

The play's Broadway production opened on June 1, 1978 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Directed by Arthur Storch.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

In 1980, Slade adapted his play for a feature film directed by Bob Clark, starring Jack Lemmon.

Performance history in South Africa

Presented by Pieter Toerien starring Rex Garner and Shirley Johnston in 1987.

Directed by Terrence Shank, also starring Norman Coombes and Anne Curteis (unverified information).


Wikipedia [2].

Tucker, 1997. 457.

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