Women in the Wings

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Women in the Wings is a play by Deon Opperman. Full-length. Cast: women. Published by Nas Bib.

The original text

The play is set in the women's dressing room during a theatrical production, it is more than a portrayal of how actresses prepare themselves for performance; it is an examination of the state of contemporary white theatre and the white response to current political change in South Africa.

Performance history in South Africa

1992: Produced by NAPAC at the National Arts Festival in 1992. Directed by Deon Opperman, Designer Andrew Donald, Production Manager Rosemarie Schumann, Stage manager Michelle Leibrandt, NAPAC Director of Drama Murray McGibbon, Administrative Head Roger Dwyer, Senior Organiser Lelia Barry, Company Manager Pete Kruger.

The cast included Wilna Snyman, Shelagh Holliday, Grethe Fox, Claire Berlein, Julia Solomon.


1992 National Arts Festival Souvenir Programme, p49.

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