Visiting Mr. Green
Visiting Mr. Green is a stage play by American author Jeff Baron . Had its première in June 1996 at the Berkshire Theatre Festival in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, with Eli Wallach in the lead role .
86 year old widower Mr. Green is almost hit by a car driven by young corporate executive Ross Gardiner. Found guilty of reckless driving, Ross is ordered to spend the next six months making weekly visits to Mr. Green. What starts off as a comedy about two people who resent being in the same room together develops into drama, as family secrets are revealed and old wounds are opened. (Wikipedia)
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Performance history in South Africa
1999: Staged by Pieter Toerien Productions in the Arena at the State Theatre in Jnuary, directed by Rex Garner and Maralin Vanrenen, with Rex Garner (Mr. Green) and Robert Fridjhon (Ross Gardiner). The same production was staged in the Theatre on the Bay in April.
Pieter Toerien theatre programme (undated).
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