Curl Up and Dye
A play by Sue Pam-Grant.
The original text
A multi-racial, multilingual play about women in a hairdressing salon in the decaying Joubert Park area of Johannesburg, exploring racial tensions and prejudices in the city through its poignant and ironic dialogue. Shaped in rehearsal by the performers, Pam-Grant, Lillian Dube, Val Donald-Bell and Nandi Nyembe. First published in Stephen Gray: South African Plays (Nick Hern Publishers) in 1993.
Translations and adaptations
A revised version was created and performed in 2013.
Productions in South Africa
2013: The new version produced at the Theatre on the Square, opening 20 March 2013, by Daphne Kuhn, directed by Sue Pam-Grant with Quanita Adams, Robert Colman, Hlengiwe Lushaba-Madlala, Cindy Swanepoel, Lesedi Job-Smith.
Malan, Wilson and Fick. 2013. Now I Am Alone 1: pp.50-53.
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