Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner by William Arthur Rose. A play that deals with inter-racial marriages.

The original text

Originally written as a filmscript and produced in Hollywood in 1967.

Translations and adaptations

The film script was adapted for the stage by Pierre van Pletzen and translated into Afrikaans by Pieter Fourie with the title Raai Wie Kom vir Ete?.

Performance history in South Africa

Raai Wie Kom vir Ete? directed by Francois Swart for TRUK Toneel at the Arena, State Theatre, Pretoria and the Alexander Theatre, 1991. Designs Chris van den Berg, lighting by Jacques Mulder. The cast Peter Se-Puma, Judy Louw, June van Merch, Antoinette Kellermann, Johan Malherbe, Eghard van der Hoven, Patrick Ndlovu, Temsie Times. Senior stage manager Johann van Heerden. (Theatre programme 1991)

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner with Wilna Snyman nominated Best Actress Fleur du Cap, Sam Williams nominated Best Supporting Actor (Cape Argus 8 Feb 1994). Also starring Nomkhita Bavuma.

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner NAPAC Drama June 1992 (Natal Mercury 10 June 1992).


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