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=The original story=
 
=The original story=
  
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Written down as an English nursery-tale by Joseph Jacobs,
  
=Adaptations for the stage=
 
  
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=Translations and adaptations for the stage=
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The story has become the basis of numerous traditional British pantomimes, wherein the Giant is a villain, Jack's mother the Dame, and Jack the Principal Boy.
  
 
==English versions==
 
==English versions==
  
  
A South African version by [[Michelle Botha]] and [[Thomas Barlow]]. One-act. Cast: mixed (for Children).  
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''[[Jack and the Beanstalk]]'', a  one act South African version was written by [[Michelle Botha]] and [[Thomas Barlow]].  
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''[[Jack and the Beanstalk]]'',  a pantomime version by [[Janice Honeyman]] and [[Ralph Trewhela]].
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''[[Jack and the Beanstalk]]''  by [[Glynn Day]].
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''[[Jack and the Beanstalk]]'',  with [[Peter Noble]] as Jack 26.6.1992
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''[[Jack and the Beanstalk]]'',  a puppet version by ''[[Teatro dei Piccolo]]'' ('Theatre of the Little People') and [[Keith Anderson]].
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==Afrikaans versions==
  
Done in South Africa by [[Children's Theatre]] in 1984, with [[Michael Brunner]], **.  
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''[[Jan en die Boontjierank]]'' (("Jack and the beanstalk"), a puppet version in Afrikaans, adapted by [[Tine Balder]] from the English nursery-tale as written down by Joseph Jacobs.  
  
Other versions done in South Africa include a pantomime by [[Janice Honeyman]] and [[Ralph Trewhela]] and a production written and directed by [[Glynn Day]], performed in the [[Baxter Theatre|Baxter Studio]] in 1986, starring [[John Dennison]], [[Pippa Duffy]], [[Joey Wishnia]] and [[Patrick Walton]]. ([[Chad Abrahams]], [[James Plaatjies]], [[Annette Hamilton]], [[Liana Collet]], [[Bronwyn van Graan]], [[Matthew Roberts]]??).
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''[[Jan en die Boontjierank]]'' by [[Nerina Ferreira]], a translation of the English pantomime by [[Janice Honeyman]].  
  
''[[Jan en die Boontjierank]]''
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''[[Jan en die Boontjierank]]'', a pantomime text by [[Francois Toerien]], 2006.
  
[[Peter Noble]] as Jack 26.6.1992 ([[NELM]]:[Collection: FLETCHER, Jill]: 2005. 75. 19. 49).
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= Performance history in South Africa =
  
A puppet play version by ''[[Teatro Dei Piccolo]]'' ('Theatre of the Little People') and [[Keith Anderson]].
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1967: ''[[Jan en die Boontjierank]]'' (a puppet version in [[Afrikaans]]) and directed by [[Tine Balder]] for [[UTS]] Stellenbosch.  
  
Another version was staged by the [[People's Theatre]] in June 1999 as their first production in the new [[Thabong Theatre]] at [[The Civic]], directed by [[Jill Girard]] and [[Keith Smith]], with [[Isadora Verwey]], [[Francois Theron]], [[Izak Taljaard]], [[Vicky Friedman]], [[Rochelle Palm]], [[Grete Lochner]], [[Warren Arends]] and [[Hinor Shushan]].  
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1968: ''[[Jan en die Boontjierank]]'' (a puppet version in [[Afrikaans]]) performed by [[PACOFS|SUKOVS]], opening on 29 June 1968 at the [[Stadskouburg]] ("[[Civic Theatre]]") in Bloemfontein. Directed by  [[Tine Balder]] with [[Paul Eilers]], [[Rentia Human]], [[Johan Botha]], [[Mees Xteen]], [[Maryann Johnston]].  
  
Staged in December 2003 in the [[Nelson Mandela Theatre]] at [[The Civic]] as a pantomime, written and directed by [[Janice Honeyman]], with [[Francois Schreuder]], [[Val Donald Bell]], [[Tobie Cronjé]], [[Basil Appollis]], [[Tessa Denton]], [[Bronwyn Evans]], [[Philip Godawa]], [[Jeffrey Sebogodi]], [[Byron-Lee Olivato]] and [[James van Helsdingen]].
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1984: ''[[Jack and the Beanstalk]]'', the  one act South African version by [[Michelle Botha]] and [[Thomas Barlow]], produced by [[Children's Theatre]] in 1984, with [[Michael Brunner]], **.  
  
  
==Afrikaans translations==
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1986: ''[[Jack and the Beanstalk]]'' , performed in the [[Baxter Theatre|Baxter Studio]], written and directed by [[Glynn Day]], with  [[John Dennison]], [[Pippa Duffy]], [[Joey Wishnia]] and [[Patrick Walton]]. ([[Chad Abrahams]], [[James Plaatjies]], [[Annette Hamilton]], [[Liana Collet]], [[Bronwyn van Graan]], [[Matthew Roberts]]??).
  
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1988: ''[[Jack and the Beanstalk]]'' , performed in the [[Baxter Theatre|Baxter Studio]], written and directed by [[Glynn Day]], with [[Paul Buckby]]
  
''[[Jan en die Boontjierank]]''(“Jack and the beanstalk”) by [[Janice Honeyman]]. Afrikaans translation by [[Nerina Ferreira]]. Pantomime. Cast: mixed. Another version by [[Michelle Botha]] and [[Thomas Barlow]]. One-act. Children’s play.
 
  
''Jan en die Boontjierank'', text by [[Francois Toerien]], 2006.
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1991: ''[[Jan en die Boontjierank]]'' the pantomime produced by [[PACT]],, directed by [[Francois Swart]] with [[Antoinette Kellermann]] and [[Henrietta Gryffenberg|Henriëtta Gryffenberg]].
  
== Performance history in South Africa ==
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1992: ''[[Jack and the Beanstalk]]'' performed with [[Peter Noble]] as Jack (26.6.1992)
[[Francois Swart]]'s pantomime for [[PACT]], 1991, with [[Antoinette Kellermann]] and [[Henrietta Gryffenberg|Henriëtta Gryffenberg]].
 
  
Francois Toerien's text presented by the [[University of Stellenbosch Drama Department]], directed by [[Francois Toerien|Toerien]], starring [[Roeline Daneel]], [[Mbulelo Ntlanga]], [[Philip Lotz]], [[Andrea Winckler]] and others, 2006.
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1999: ''[[Jack and the Beanstalk]]'' staged by the [[People's Theatre]] in June 1999 as their first production in the new [[Thabong Theatre]] at [[The Civic]], directed by [[Jill Girard]] and [[Keith Smith]], with [[Isadora Verwey]], [[Francois Theron]], [[Izak Taljaard]], [[Vicky Friedman]], [[Rochelle Palm]], [[Grete Lochner]], [[Warren Arends]] and [[Hinor Shushan]].  
  
==Translations and adaptations==
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2003: ''[[Jack and the Beanstalk]],  the pantomime version by [[Janice Honeyman]] and [[Ralph Trewhela]], staged in December in the [[Nelson Mandela Theatre]] at [[The Civic]] as a pantomime, written and directed by [[Janice Honeyman]], with [[Francois Schreuder]], [[Val Donald Bell]], [[Tobie Cronjé]], [[Basil Appollis]], [[Tessa Denton]], [[Bronwyn Evans]], [[Philip Godawa]], [[Jeffrey Sebogodi]], [[Byron-Lee Olivato]] and [[James van Helsdingen]].
''Jan en die Boontjierank'' (poppespel). An Afrikaans arrangement by [[Tine Balder]] from the English nursery-tale as written down by Joseph Jacobs, and directed by her for [[UTS]] in 1967 and then for [[PACOFS|SUKOVS]], opening on 29 June 1968 at the [[Stadskouburg]] in Bloemfontein. Cast: [[Paul Eilers]], [[Rentia Human]], [[Johan Botha]], [[Mees Xteen]], [[Maryann Johnston]].  
 
  
== Sources ==
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2006: [[Francois Toerien]]'s text presented by the [[University of Stellenbosch Drama Department]], directed by [[Francois Toerien|Toerien]], starring [[Roeline Daneel]], [[Mbulelo Ntlanga]], [[Philip Lotz]], [[Andrea Winckler]] and others.
''[[Teater SA]]'', 1(1), 1968.
 
  
''PACT Info'', (1) and (2), 1992.
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= Sources =
  
Go to [[South African Theatre/Bibliography|ESAT Bibliography]]
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"Jack and the Beanstalk", in [[Wikipedia]] at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_and_the_Beanstalk
  
== Return to ==
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''[[Teater SA]]'', 1(1), 1968.
  
Return to [[ESAT Plays 1 J|J]] in Plays I Original SA Plays
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[[NELM]]:Collection: FLETCHER, Jill: 2005. 75. 19. 49).
  
Return to [[South_African_Theatre/Plays]]
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''PACT Info'', (1) and (2), 1992.
  
Return to [[The ESAT Entries]]
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[[ESAT Bibliography Bar-Bas|Barrow, Brian & Williams-Short, Yvonne]] 1988.
  
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''[[The Citizen]]'', 23 June 1999.
  
== Sources ==
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''[[The Citizen]]'', 11 November 2003.
  
Barrow, Brian & Williams-Short, Yvonne (eds.). 1988. ''Theatre Alive! The Baxter Story 1977-1987''.
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Go to [[ESAT Bibliography]]
  
''The Citizen'', 23 June 1999.
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= Return to =
  
''The Citizen'', 11 November 2003.
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Return to [[PLAYS I: Original SA plays]]
  
Go to [[South African Theatre/Bibliography]]
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Return to [[PLAYS II: Foreign plays]]
  
== Return to ==
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Return to [[PLAYS III: Collections]]
  
Return to [[ESAT Plays 1 J|J]] in Plays 1 Original SA Plays
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Return to [[PLAYS IV: Pageants and public performances]]
  
Return to [[ESAT Plays 2 J|J]] in Plays 2 Foreign Plays
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Return to [[South_African_Festivals|South African Festivals and Competitions]]
  
Return to [[South_African_Theatre/Plays]]
 
 
Return to [[The ESAT Entries]]
 
Return to [[The ESAT Entries]]
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Return to [[Main Page]]
 
Return to [[Main Page]]

Latest revision as of 16:15, 29 January 2020

Jack and the Beanstalk is an old English fairy tale, often dramatized.

The original story

Written down as an English nursery-tale by Joseph Jacobs,


Translations and adaptations for the stage

The story has become the basis of numerous traditional British pantomimes, wherein the Giant is a villain, Jack's mother the Dame, and Jack the Principal Boy.

English versions

Jack and the Beanstalk, a one act South African version was written by Michelle Botha and Thomas Barlow.

Jack and the Beanstalk, a pantomime version by Janice Honeyman and Ralph Trewhela.

Jack and the Beanstalk by Glynn Day.

Jack and the Beanstalk, with Peter Noble as Jack 26.6.1992

Jack and the Beanstalk, a puppet version by Teatro dei Piccolo ('Theatre of the Little People') and Keith Anderson.

Afrikaans versions

Jan en die Boontjierank (("Jack and the beanstalk"), a puppet version in Afrikaans, adapted by Tine Balder from the English nursery-tale as written down by Joseph Jacobs.

Jan en die Boontjierank by Nerina Ferreira, a translation of the English pantomime by Janice Honeyman.

Jan en die Boontjierank, a pantomime text by Francois Toerien, 2006.

Performance history in South Africa

1967: Jan en die Boontjierank (a puppet version in Afrikaans) and directed by Tine Balder for UTS Stellenbosch.

1968: Jan en die Boontjierank (a puppet version in Afrikaans) performed by SUKOVS, opening on 29 June 1968 at the Stadskouburg ("Civic Theatre") in Bloemfontein. Directed by Tine Balder with Paul Eilers, Rentia Human, Johan Botha, Mees Xteen, Maryann Johnston.

1984: Jack and the Beanstalk, the one act South African version by Michelle Botha and Thomas Barlow, produced by Children's Theatre in 1984, with Michael Brunner, **.


1986: Jack and the Beanstalk , performed in the Baxter Studio, written and directed by Glynn Day, with John Dennison, Pippa Duffy, Joey Wishnia and Patrick Walton. (Chad Abrahams, James Plaatjies, Annette Hamilton, Liana Collet, Bronwyn van Graan, Matthew Roberts??).

1988: Jack and the Beanstalk , performed in the Baxter Studio, written and directed by Glynn Day, with Paul Buckby


1991: Jan en die Boontjierank the pantomime produced by PACT,, directed by Francois Swart with Antoinette Kellermann and Henriëtta Gryffenberg.

1992: Jack and the Beanstalk performed with Peter Noble as Jack (26.6.1992)

1999: Jack and the Beanstalk staged by the People's Theatre in June 1999 as their first production in the new Thabong Theatre at The Civic, directed by Jill Girard and Keith Smith, with Isadora Verwey, Francois Theron, Izak Taljaard, Vicky Friedman, Rochelle Palm, Grete Lochner, Warren Arends and Hinor Shushan.

2003: Jack and the Beanstalk, the pantomime version by Janice Honeyman and Ralph Trewhela, staged in December in the Nelson Mandela Theatre at The Civic as a pantomime, written and directed by Janice Honeyman, with Francois Schreuder, Val Donald Bell, Tobie Cronjé, Basil Appollis, Tessa Denton, Bronwyn Evans, Philip Godawa, Jeffrey Sebogodi, Byron-Lee Olivato and James van Helsdingen.

2006: Francois Toerien's text presented by the University of Stellenbosch Drama Department, directed by Toerien, starring Roeline Daneel, Mbulelo Ntlanga, Philip Lotz, Andrea Winckler and others.

Sources

"Jack and the Beanstalk", in Wikipedia at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_and_the_Beanstalk

Teater SA, 1(1), 1968.

NELM:Collection: FLETCHER, Jill: 2005. 75. 19. 49).

PACT Info, (1) and (2), 1992.

Barrow, Brian & Williams-Short, Yvonne 1988.

The Citizen, 23 June 1999.

The Citizen, 11 November 2003.

Go to ESAT Bibliography

Return to

Return to PLAYS I: Original SA plays

Return to PLAYS II: Foreign plays

Return to PLAYS III: Collections

Return to PLAYS IV: Pageants and public performances

Return to South African Festivals and Competitions

Return to The ESAT Entries

Return to Main Page