African Star! - The Will Schreiner Story

Revision as of 08:52, 18 January 2017 by Miriamt (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

A musical play by Guy Willoughby.

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


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.


National Arts Festival programme, 2000. 66.

Go to ESAT Bibliography

Return to

Return to PLAYS I: Original SA plays

Return to PLAYS II: Foreign plays

Return to PLAYS III: Collections

Return to PLAYS IV: Pageants and public performances

Return to South African Festivals and Competitions

Return to The ESAT Entries

Return to Main Page