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Vanities is a play by American actor and playwright Jack Heifner [1].

The story centres on the lives and friendship of three Texas cheerleaders starting from high school in 1963, continuing through college as sorority sisters in 1968, and ending with the dissolution of their friendship in 1974 New York as their interests and livelihoods change and they are no longer as compatible with one another as they had been in their school days.

First performed at Playwrights Horizons, New York City, 15 January 1976.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Presented by Toerien-Firth Company, directed by John Going, starring Sandra Duncan (Kathy), Andre Hattingh (Joanne) and Lynne Maree (Mary), 1977. designer Liz McLeish.


Wikipedia [2].

Doollee, The Playwrights Database [3].

Theatre programme, NELM: [Collection: FARMER, Anthony]: 2007. 18. 13. 1310

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