Die Naaimasjien

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(“The Sewing Machine”) by Rachelle Greeff. A one-woman play about a woman in an old age home, reminiscing about her life. Written in 2008, the play won the 2008 Nagtegaal Award for new playtexts and was first then performed at the Aardklop Festival and other festivals in 2009 by Joho! Productions, directed by Hennie van Greunen and starring Sandra Prinsloo. The production won a number of awards, including best actress awards for Prinsloo. Translated into English as The Sewing Machine and first produced at the Edinburgh Festival, 2012 by Joho! Productions, after a try-out in the Libertas Theatre in Stellenbosch on 26 July. Translated and directed by Hennie van Greunen, starring Sandra Prinsloo.

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