The original text
Die Naaimasjien won the 2008 Nagtegaal Award for new playtexts.
Translations and adaptations
Translated in 2012 into English as The Sewing Machine by Hennie van Greunen.
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.
2012: The Sewing Machine, the Van Greunen English translation was staged by Joho! Productions at the Libertas Theatre in Stellenbosch in July before being performed at the Edinburgh Festival  in August, again directed by Van Greunen and starring Prinsloo.
Die Burger, 10 December 2008.
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