The original text
Die Naaimasjien won the 2008 Nagtegaal Award for new playtexts.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
2008/9: Staged by Joho! Productions at the Libertas Theatre in Stellenbosch on 26 July 2008 as a try-out production before going to the Aardklop Festival]] in Potchefstroom and other arts festivals, 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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