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Wings by Arthur Kopit (1978)

Wings is a play (written in 1978) by American playwright Arthur Kopit [1].

The original text

It is a somber story of a stroke victim's recovery.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1981: Performed at the Market Theatre by Shelagh Holliday, Lesley Nott, Nadine Cohen, Susan Gehr, Bobby Heaney, Shalom Kenan, Jonathan Paton and Christine le Brocq. Directed by Hilary Blecher.


Ruphin Coudyzer. 2023. Annotated list of his photographs of Market Theatre productions. (Provided by Coudyzer)

Tucker, 1997. 401.

Wings by Linda J. Barnes (1978)

A one-act play written by Linda J. Barnes (1949-) [2] in 1973 for the Massachusetts High School Drama Festival, the play has continued to be performed at festivals and other events throughout the USA.

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Afrikaans as Vlerke by Bernie Visser.

Performance history in South Africa


Copy of the typed text of Vlerke, apparently distributed by DALRO, found in the Stellenbosch Drama Department archives in 2022.

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