Dark Outsider

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A play by Anthony Akerman. Full-length. Cast: mixed. Published by DALRO in 1991 and in Dark Outsider: Three Plays by Wits University Press in 2000.

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A play about the controversial South African poet Roy Campbell, won a string of awards, including the SACPAC Playwriting Award for Best Play in 1993 and the Vita Playwright of the Year Award for 1995/96. The E.P. Herald called it "a masterful work that has earned a niche in the sparse collection of great South African theatrical endeavours".

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