Diary of a Madman

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Diary of a Madman by Nikolai Vasil'evich Gogol' (1809-1852). A popular one-man piece, about one man's descent into insanity. Based on a short-story, often performed by actors on tour in South Africa. Memorable versions include Peter Prowse in his adaptation in co-operation with Gerald Wilson and performed at the Old Causerie, Hotel Edward, Durban, in 1968.

Directed for CAPAB Drama in association with Ady Theatre Company by Karoly Pinter, starring Ron Smerczak. Music composed by Willem Nel, costumes by Katia Hornchen.

Diary of a Madman, Nikolai Gogol. (Dir) Michael Swinton, David Muller, Artscape, 2001.


Teater SA, 1(2), 1968.

Programme notes, 1988

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