Bonhoeffer

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by Peter Krummeck. A one man play about Dietrich Bonhoefer.

Written by Krummeck and developed for performance by Christopher Weare, with a research grant from the University of Cape Town.

By invitation the World Première in 2004 was held at the St Mark’s Episcopal Church on Capitol Hill, Washington DC, USA, as part of the week commemorating the first anniversary of 9/11. Went on to tour Canada, the the USA and many parts of Europe. Also widely in South Africa. A Canadian TV film was also made of it.

There were various stagings of the ACTS, Arena Theatre and Basil Rubin production of the play : at the Baxter Theatre; on a tour through the USA at Toronto, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Vancouver; at the Stellenbosch Libertas Theatre; and at the National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, 2006, directed by Christopher Weare.

NELM holds an audio visual recording [Digitial] of the play (Location: Audio visual collection [Collection: KRUMMECK, Peter]: 2017. 201. 1).

Sources

http://www.rondeboschunited.org.za/content/peter-krummeck-bonhoeffer-play

Theatre posters held by NELM: Poster collection [Collection: KRUMMECK, Peter]: 2017. 198. 1. 2.

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