Yearning of my Heart

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by Paul Roubaix. A full-length musical play 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 playreading by the Theatre Workshop at the Little Theatre, Cape Town in 1958, with a cast consisting of i.a. Pietro Nolte, Percy Sieff, Leonard Daniels, George Veldsman and Rasheda Rassool. The text published by Roubaix 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.


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