The Yearning of My Heart
Also referred to as Yearning of My Heart in some sources.
The original text
Set in the mythical state of Utellus, where an inferior citizen (an "Infra") with a musical talent has a forbidden relationship with a superior citizen (a "Super").
First performed as a play reading by the Theatre Workshop at the Little Theatre, Cape Town in 1958. The text published in a collection called A Time for Compassion. Biko’s World in Six Plays in 1978 (Toronto, Culturama Incorporated), with an introduction by Frank Birbalsingh.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1958: Performed as a play reading by the Theatre Workshop at the Little Theatre, Cape Town, with a cast consisting of i.a. Pietro Nolte, Percy Sieff, Leonard Daniels, George Veldsman and Rasheda Rassool.
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