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'''''Bagasie''''' (''Baggage'') is a trilogy of Afrikaans one-act plays by [[André P. Brink]]; '''''Die Koffer''''' (''The Suitcase'') (1962), '''''Die Tas''''' (''The Case'') and '''''Die Trommel''''' (''The Trunk'').
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''[[Bagasie]]'' ("Baggage" or "Luggage") is a trilogy of [[Afrikaans]] one-act plays by [[André P. Brink]] (1935-2015).
  
Published by [[Tafelberg Publishers]] in 1965. '''''Die Koffer''''' was also published in ''[[Die Beskermengel en ander Eenbedrywe]]'' by [[Tafelberg Publishers]] and in ''[[Tema en Tegniek]]'' and ''[[Teks en Tegniek]]'' both by [[Academica]]. '''''Die Tas''''' was published in ''[[Voort met die Spel]]'' by [[Human & Rousseau]].
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The trilogy consists of the one-act plays: ''[[Die Koffer]]'' ("The suitcase", written in 1962), ''[[Die Tas]]'' ("the satchel") and ''[[Die Trommel]]'' ("The trunk").
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The trilogy was published by [[Tafelberg Publishers]] in 1965. ''[[Die Koffer]]'', usually dated 1962, was also published separately in ''[[Die Beskermengel en ander Eenbedrywe]]'' by [[Tafelberg Publishers]] and in ''[[Tema en Tegniek]]'' and ''[[Teks en Tegniek]]'' both by [[Academica]].  
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''[[Die Tas]]'' was published in ''[[Voort met die Spel]]'' by [[Human & Rousseau]].
  
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
1964: '''''Die Koffer''''' was staged by [[Libertas Teaterklub]] in April, directed by [[Piet van Straaten]], featuring [[Marie van Heerden]] (die Vrou), [[Louis Eksteen]] (die Man), [[Annette Muller]] (die Dame), [[Dian Joubert]] (die Heer) and [[Casper Venter]] (die Klerk). This production was also staged, by invitation of the [[Bellville Amateur Theatre]], in the Bellville Community Centre in May 1964.
 
  
1965: '''''Bagasie''''' was staged by [[PACT]] Drama in a production directed by [[Francois Swart]] and [[Leonora Nel]]: '''''Die Koffer''''', directed by Swart, featured [[Johan Botha]] (Klerk), [[James Norval]] (Man), [[Sandra Kotze]] (Vrou), [[Louis van Niekerk]] (Heer), [[Petru Wessels]] (Dame), [[Marius Weyers]] (Kruier); '''''Die Trommel''''', directed by Nel, featured [[Francois Swart]] (Odet), [[Marga van Rooy]] (Odette), [[Louw Verwey]] (Besoeker) and [[Sandra Kotze]] (Meisie); '''''Die Tas''''', directed by Nel, featured [[Franz Marx]] (Man 1), [[Carel Trichardt]] (Man 2), Thea Kirstein (Kelnerin) and [[Marius Weyers]] (Vreemdeling).
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1964: ''[[Die Koffer]]'' was staged by [[Libertas Teaterklub]] in April, directed by [[Piet van Straaten]], featuring [[Marie van Heerden]] (die Vrou), [[Louis Eksteen]] (die Man), [[Annette Muller]] (die Dame), [[Dian Joubert]] (die Heer), [[Casper Venter]] (die Klerk) and [[Piet van Straaten]] (Kruier). This production was also staged, by invitation of the [[Bellville Amateur Theatre]], in the Bellville Community Centre in May 1964. In September 1964 the same production was staged at the [[ATKV Amateur Toneelkompetisie|ATKV Amateur Theatre Competition]] in Bloemfontein.
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1965: ''[[Die Tas]]'' was staged by [[Libertas Teaterklub]] in June, directed by [[Marie van Heerden]], with [[Madeleine Heyns]] (Kelnerin), [[Andries Lategan]] (Man 1), [[Casper Venter]] (Man 2) and [[Willem de la Querra]] (Vreemdeling), as part of the [[ATKV Amateur Toneelkompetisie]] in the Civic Centre in Parow - lighting was designed by [[Pieter de Swardt]] and sound effects by [[Freddie Fourie]].
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1965: ''[[Bagasie]]'' was staged by [[PACT]] Drama in a production directed by [[Francois Swart]] and [[Leonora Nel]]: ''[[Die Koffer]]'', directed by Swart, featured [[Johan Botha]] (Klerk), [[James Norval]] (Man), [[Sandra Kotze]] (Vrou), [[Louis van Niekerk]] (Heer), [[Petru Wessels]] (Dame), [[Marius Weyers]] (Kruier); ''[[Die Trommel]]'', directed by Nel, featured [[Francois Swart]] (Odet), [[Marga van Rooy]] (Odette), [[Louw Verwey]] (Besoeker) and [[Sandra Kotze]] (Meisie); ''[[Die Tas]]'', directed by Nel, featured [[Franz Marx]] (Man 1), [[Carel Trichardt]] (Man 2), Thea Kirstein (Kelnerin) and [[Marius Weyers]] (Vreemdeling).
  
1972: The [[Rhodes University Drama Department]] and Rhodes University Department of Afrikaans staged a production of '''''Bagasie''''' in June, directed by [[André P. Brink]].
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1968: ''[[Die Koffer]]'' was presented by [[SWARUK]] in Swakopmund on 18 May, directed by [[Evert Genis]].
  
197*: '''''Die Trommel''''' was staged as a lunch-hour presentation at [[The Space]] in (Cape Town), directed by [[Dawie Malan]], with [[Marthinus Basson]] (Odet), [[Hilary Gasson]] (Odette), [[Blaise Koch]] (Besoeker) and [[Estelle Venter]] (Meisie).
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1972: The [[Rhodes University Drama Department]] and Rhodes University Department of [[Afrikaans]] staged a production of ''[[Bagasie]]'' in June, directed by [[André P. Brink]] with [[Paddy Lambert]], [[Jan Schaafsma]], [[René de Beer]], [[Hansell Hewitt]], [[Beth Dickerson]], [[Sean Dewar]], [[Colin Style]], [[Coryl Hindle]], [[Llewellyn Kriel]], [[Graham Brown]] and [[Linda Frauenstein]] in the cast.
  
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1974: ''[[Die Trommel]]'' was staged as a lunch-hour presentation at [[The Space]] in (Cape Town), directed by [[Dawie Malan]], with [[Marthinus Basson]] (Odet), [[Hilary Gasson]] (Odette), [[Blaise Koch]] (Besoeker) and [[Estelle Venter]] (Meisie).
  
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1996: [[James Blanckenberg]] directed a [[University of Cape Town Drama Department]] production starring, among others, [[Mark Daymond]] and [[Jason Ralph]] as Odet.
  
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2002: ''[[Die Trommel]]'' was performed in the [[Albert Wessels Auditorium]] in Bloemfontein during the [[Volksblad Kunstefees]] starring [[James Cairns]] and [[Antoinette Louw]].
  
 
==Translations and adaptations==
 
==Translations and adaptations==
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== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
 
[[PACT]] theatre programme, 1965.
 
[[PACT]] theatre programme, 1965.
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Theatre Programme of the [[ATKV]] Toneelfees, September 1964.
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Theatre Programme of the [[ATKV]] Toneelfees, June 1965.
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Theatre Programme (Rhodes production 1972) held by [[NELM]]: [Collection: Rhodes University. Drama Department]: 2011. 370. 2. 1.
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[[Petru Wessels|Petru]] & [[Carel Trichardt]] theatre programme collection.
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[[ESAT Bibliography Ar-Az|Astbury]] 1979.
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''[[Die Burger]]'', 6 May 1996.
  
 
Go to [[South African Theatre/Bibliography|ESAT Bibliography]]
 
Go to [[South African Theatre/Bibliography|ESAT Bibliography]]
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Latest revision as of 06:18, 21 January 2021

Bagasie ("Baggage" or "Luggage") is a trilogy of Afrikaans one-act plays by André P. Brink (1935-2015).

The trilogy consists of the one-act plays: Die Koffer ("The suitcase", written in 1962), Die Tas ("the satchel") and Die Trommel ("The trunk").

The trilogy was published by Tafelberg Publishers in 1965. Die Koffer, usually dated 1962, was also published separately in Die Beskermengel en ander Eenbedrywe by Tafelberg Publishers and in Tema en Tegniek and Teks en Tegniek both by Academica.

Die Tas was published in Voort met die Spel by Human & Rousseau.

Performance history in South Africa

1964: Die Koffer was staged by Libertas Teaterklub in April, directed by Piet van Straaten, featuring Marie van Heerden (die Vrou), Louis Eksteen (die Man), Annette Muller (die Dame), Dian Joubert (die Heer), Casper Venter (die Klerk) and Piet van Straaten (Kruier). This production was also staged, by invitation of the Bellville Amateur Theatre, in the Bellville Community Centre in May 1964. In September 1964 the same production was staged at the ATKV Amateur Theatre Competition in Bloemfontein.

1965: Die Tas was staged by Libertas Teaterklub in June, directed by Marie van Heerden, with Madeleine Heyns (Kelnerin), Andries Lategan (Man 1), Casper Venter (Man 2) and Willem de la Querra (Vreemdeling), as part of the ATKV Amateur Toneelkompetisie in the Civic Centre in Parow - lighting was designed by Pieter de Swardt and sound effects by Freddie Fourie.

1965: Bagasie was staged by PACT Drama in a production directed by Francois Swart and Leonora Nel: Die Koffer, directed by Swart, featured Johan Botha (Klerk), James Norval (Man), Sandra Kotze (Vrou), Louis van Niekerk (Heer), Petru Wessels (Dame), Marius Weyers (Kruier); Die Trommel, directed by Nel, featured Francois Swart (Odet), Marga van Rooy (Odette), Louw Verwey (Besoeker) and Sandra Kotze (Meisie); Die Tas, directed by Nel, featured Franz Marx (Man 1), Carel Trichardt (Man 2), Thea Kirstein (Kelnerin) and Marius Weyers (Vreemdeling).

1968: Die Koffer was presented by SWARUK in Swakopmund on 18 May, directed by Evert Genis.

1972: The Rhodes University Drama Department and Rhodes University Department of Afrikaans staged a production of Bagasie in June, directed by André P. Brink with Paddy Lambert, Jan Schaafsma, René de Beer, Hansell Hewitt, Beth Dickerson, Sean Dewar, Colin Style, Coryl Hindle, Llewellyn Kriel, Graham Brown and Linda Frauenstein in the cast.

1974: Die Trommel was staged as a lunch-hour presentation at The Space in (Cape Town), directed by Dawie Malan, with Marthinus Basson (Odet), Hilary Gasson (Odette), Blaise Koch (Besoeker) and Estelle Venter (Meisie).

1996: James Blanckenberg directed a University of Cape Town Drama Department production starring, among others, Mark Daymond and Jason Ralph as Odet.

2002: Die Trommel was performed in the Albert Wessels Auditorium in Bloemfontein during the Volksblad Kunstefees starring James Cairns and Antoinette Louw.

Translations and adaptations

Sources

PACT theatre programme, 1965.

Theatre Programme of the ATKV Toneelfees, September 1964.

Theatre Programme of the ATKV Toneelfees, June 1965.

Theatre Programme (Rhodes production 1972) held by NELM: [Collection: Rhodes University. Drama Department]: 2011. 370. 2. 1.

Petru & Carel Trichardt theatre programme collection.

Astbury 1979.

Die Burger, 6 May 1996.

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