Glass Theatre

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The Glass Theatre was a theatre at the corner of Pepper and Hope streets, Cape Town, during early 1980s. Afrikaans name Glasteater and also known as The Glass House.

Founded and run by Chris Pretorius, Tjaart Potgieter, Laurens Cilliers and John Nankin, supported by Dieter Reible. Also involved were actors Megan Kruskal, Aletta Bezuidenhout, and others.

Plays produced included Battle! (the opening production in September 1981) ; The Seagull (dir Chris Pretorius, 1982), Don Juan or "The Nightmare of Venus", Exit the King, Chris Pretorius’s production of The Duchess of Malfi (Sub-titled: The eclipse of Reason), Tjaart Potgieter’s The Vegetable Woman or Meditations on Blake & The Minotaur’s Sister (an adaption of Euripides’s Hippolytus).


Battle! theatre programme.

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