African Star! - The Will Schreiner Story

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A musical play by Guy Willoughby.

(Also written: African Star!: The Will Schreiner Story)

Subject

A look at William Schreiner, the South African politician who was Prime Minister of the Cape Colony during the South African War.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Produced in July 1999 by the Arena Theatre Company in the Little Theatre in Cape Town, directed by Christopher Weare, with Paul du Toit (as William Schreiner), Anthea Thompson, Jan Ellis, Samantha Bremridge, Michael Ndlovu and Wiseman Sithole. Also staged at the Grahamstown Festival 2000, where Reggie Poonyane appeared in the role of John Tengo Jabavu.

Sources

National Arts Festival programme, 2000. 66.

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