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Foxfire is a play by Susan Cooper and Hume Cronyn based on the Foxfire books, about Appalachian culture and traditions in north Georgia.

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The original text

The 1982 Broadway production starred Jessica Tandy, who won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play and the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her performance. It costarred Hume Cronyn It was later adapted as a TV movie, where Tandy played the same role and won an Emmy Award.

Translations and adaptations

Translated and adapted into Afrikaans as Klipalleen (“Stone alone”?) by Pieter Fourie.

Performance history in South Africa

Klipalleen presented by CAPAB directed by Ken Leach opening 24 February 1984 at the Nico Malan Theatre starring Wilna Snyman (Annie Coetzee), Dawie Maritz (Hector Coetzee}, Marthinus Basson (James Carpenter), Antoinette Kellerman (Alida van Vuuren), Dawid Minnaar (David Coetzee), Paul Malherbe (Dokter).


Klipalleen theatre programme, 1984.

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