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On the 15th of December, 1949, they participated in the ''[[Inauguration of the Voortrekker Monument Pretoria, December 13 to 16, 1949]]'', with a tableau scene called ''[['n Voortrekker Troue]]'' ("''[[A Voortrekker Marriage]]''") by [[Adèle Jooste]].
 
On the 15th of December, 1949, they participated in the ''[[Inauguration of the Voortrekker Monument Pretoria, December 13 to 16, 1949]]'', with a tableau scene called ''[['n Voortrekker Troue]]'' ("''[[A Voortrekker Marriage]]''") by [[Adèle Jooste]].
  
Other plays done by [[JAATS]] included ''[[Die Laaste van die Takhare]]'' (Langenhoven), ''[[Bitter Einde]]'' (Weber)
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Other plays done by [[JAATS]] included ''[[Die Laaste van die Takhare]]'' (Langenhoven), ''[[Bitter Einde]]'' (Weber, 1955), ''[[Die Goue Kring]]'' (Krige, 1956), ''[[Moeder Hanna]]'' (Smit, 1956)
 
 
Highlights of 1956 included the premiere of the poet and playwright [[Uys Krige]]’s ''[[Die Goue Kring]]'' for their Festival production at the [[Library Theatre]] and the first performance of [[Bartho Smit]]'s ''[[Moeder Hanna]]'', directed by [[Aletta Gericke]] with [[Milla Louw]] ('Moeder Hanna"), [[Marie Tredoux]] ("Marie"), [[Billy Pretorius]] ("Bart Harmse"), [[Dawid van der Walt]] ("Ouboeta") and [[Floris Mosterd]] ("Oupa Harmse").
 
  
 
== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==

Latest revision as of 17:22, 14 April 2020

The Johannesburgse Afrikaanse Amateur Toneelspelers is an Afrikaans amateur theatre group in Johannesburg,

It is best known by the acronym JAATS (or J.A.A.T.S.).

The society evolved out of Schalk Theron’s Sonop Afrikaner Kring.

Some performances

On the 15th of December, 1949, they participated in the Inauguration of the Voortrekker Monument Pretoria, December 13 to 16, 1949, with a tableau scene called 'n Voortrekker Troue ("A Voortrekker Marriage") by Adèle Jooste.

Other plays done by JAATS included Die Laaste van die Takhare (Langenhoven), Bitter Einde (Weber, 1955), Die Goue Kring (Krige, 1956), Moeder Hanna (Smit, 1956)

Sources

Du Toit, 1988; Tucker, 1997 [JH]


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