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''Keely and Du'', by Jane Martin.
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''Keely and Du'', is a play by American playwright Jane Martin [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Martin], whose real identity remains unknown. Full Length Play, Drama: 2m, 3f, 3m or f. Winner 1993 American Theatre Critics Association Award, Best New Play; Finalist 1994 Pulitzer Prize in Drama. A volatile drama about abortion. Du, a right to life activist, and Keely, a pregnant rape victim she is confining, transcend their circumstances and the ideological issues that separate them. Keely and Du is a mind probing issue play with a gripping human face. Who is accountable? What is the extent of individual freedom? What are a rape victim's rights? What is a Christian's realities of procreation? Their passionate stories exist on the extreme edge of everyday reality.
  
Presented at the [[National Arts Festival]] 1997 by [[Lara Foot Newton]] , directed by [[Yael Farber]], starring [[Sean Taylor]], Henrietta Gryfenberg]], [[Lynn White]], [[Lionel Newton]].  
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== Performance history in South Africa ==
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1997: Presented at the [[National Arts Festival]] and the [[Hilton Drama Festival]] in 1997 by [[Lara Foot Newton]] , directed by [[Yael Farber]], starring [[Sean Taylor]], [[Henrietta Gryffenberg]], [[Lynn White]], [[Lionel Newton]].  
  
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==
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National Arts Festival programme, 1997.
 
National Arts Festival programme, 1997.
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http://www.samuelfrench.com/p/2906/keely-and-du
  
  
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Keely and Du, is a play by American playwright Jane Martin [1], whose real identity remains unknown. Full Length Play, Drama: 2m, 3f, 3m or f. Winner 1993 American Theatre Critics Association Award, Best New Play; Finalist 1994 Pulitzer Prize in Drama. A volatile drama about abortion. Du, a right to life activist, and Keely, a pregnant rape victim she is confining, transcend their circumstances and the ideological issues that separate them. Keely and Du is a mind probing issue play with a gripping human face. Who is accountable? What is the extent of individual freedom? What are a rape victim's rights? What is a Christian's realities of procreation? Their passionate stories exist on the extreme edge of everyday reality.

Performance history in South Africa

1997: Presented at the National Arts Festival and the Hilton Drama Festival in 1997 by Lara Foot Newton , directed by Yael Farber, starring Sean Taylor, Henrietta Gryffenberg, Lynn White, Lionel Newton.

Sources

National Arts Festival programme, 1997.

http://www.samuelfrench.com/p/2906/keely-and-du


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