Crossing the Line

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There are two plays by this name,

Crossing the Line, or Crowded Houses by Almar and Crossing the Line by Colleen Craig.

Crossing the Line (1989) by Colleen Craig

The original text

A play in two acts, set in urban Transvaal, South Africa, it describes the experiences of three women: an activist, an artist and a model; exploring contemporary women's experience as social, sexual and political beings.

Shortlisted for the Verity Bargate Award in London. Published by Playwrights Canada Press, 1989.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

The Baxter Theatre presented the première of the play in the Baxter Studio in August 1989, directed by Mavis Taylor, starring Belinda Koning (Hannie), Michelle Maxwell (Ann), Ingrid Emslie Rosie), David Haynes (Mark), Gaynor Young (Paula). Design by Brian Collins, lighting by Craig Dobson.


Crossing the Line programme, 1989.

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.

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