Waiting for the Rain

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Waiting for the Rain is a play by John Tucker (1994). Winner, in 1994, of the last Amstel Playwright of the Year Award.

The original text

Playscript [Typescript (photocopy)] held by NELM: [Collection: DALRO]: 2001. 41. 289.

According to the author the play is about hope. It features two characters, a White farmer and an African maid. Amid shootings and violence, they ponder the future and, in the process, project a degree of optimism.

Performance history in South Africa

Translations and adaptations


NELM catalogue.

Report by Raeford Daniel, The Citizen, 22 October 1994.

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