Die Bad-Gaste

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Die Bad-Gaste (lit: "The bathing guests") is an Afrikaans farce by Stephanus Maré (18**-1918),

(Sometimes also found as Die Badgaste, e.g. in Binge, 1969, or simply Bad-gaste.

The original text

It may have been a translation of an unnamed European play, it was and published as Die bad-gaste: Afrikaanse blijspel by the Paarlse Drukpers, 1917.

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Afrikaans as Die Bad-Gaste (lit: "The bath guests") by Stephanus Maré (18**-1918), and becoming very popular in South Africa as well. Die bad-gaste : Afrikaanse blijspel by S* Mare( Book )

Performance history in South Africa

1916/1917?: Performed in Afrikaans by the Afrikaans-Hollandse Toneelvereniging, Pretoria.

1919-20: Performed in Afrikaans by the Graaff-Reinetse Letterkundige en Toneel Vereniging, under the direction of Pieter Pohl.

1922?: Performed in Afrikaans by the Middelburgse Kultuurvereniging under the direction of Danie Olivier.



Ludwig Wilhelm Berthold Binge. 1969. Ontwikkeling van die Afrikaanse toneel (1832-1950). Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik.

P.J. du Toit. 1988. Amateurtoneel in Suid-Afrika. Pretoria: Academica

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