Huis Clos

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Huis clos (Vicious Circle or No Exit, 1944) by Jean-Paul Sartre. Published by Gallimard, 1947. Three dead people are presented as in hell where they suffer torments created by the fact that they are doomed for ever to live in nerve-strung misery.

An Afrikaans adaptation titled Geen Uitgang presented by the Drama Drie, Johannesburg at the ATKV Nasionale Toneelfees ("ATKV Amateur Play Competion") in Bloemfontein, November 1972, directed by David Moolman, featuring Cobus Erasmus, David Moolman, Helena du Toit, Suzette van der Westhuizen.

Translated into Afrikaans as In Camera by Rita Elferink. This was presented by USAT of the University of Stellenbosch at the National Arts Festival Student Drama in July 1983, directed by Ilzebet Uys, assisted by Anton Oosthuizen and stage manager Jon Phillips. The cast: Johan Laten, Altus Shröder, Amor Engelbrecht, Adriënne Oosthuizen.


World Drama by Allardyce Nicoll, 1949.

ATKV Nasionale Toneelfees programme, 1972.

National Arts Festival programme, 1983.

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