William Gibson

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William Gibson. (1914-2008) [1]. An author of plays, poetry, fiction, and criticism. Born on November 13, 1914 in the Bronx New York.

Plays include The Miracle Worker, Two for the Seesaw and Golda.

Leonard Schach and the Cockpit Players did his The Miracle Worker at the Playhouse in 1961, starring Reinet Maasdorp and Fiona Fraser.

An Afrikaans translation of this play called Die Wonderwerk was staged by PACT, directed by Leonard Schach and starred Diane Britz and Trix Pienaar in 1978. His play Golda, directed by Leonard Schach and starring Thelma Ruby was staged at the Alexander Theatre in 1978. PACT staged his Monday After the Miracle, the sequel to The Miracle Worker starring Sandra Duncan and Pamela Gien with direction by François Swart at the Pretoria State Theatre and the Alexander in 1982.


Tucker, 1997.

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