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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.
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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.
  
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
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]].  
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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]].
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2002:  Presented by [[KickstArt]] at the [[Square Space Theatre]], UND, directed by [[Greg King]], from 26 February to 16 March, starring [[Vera Clare]].
  
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==
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http://www.samuelfrench.com/p/2906/keely-and-du
 
http://www.samuelfrench.com/p/2906/keely-and-du
  
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Theatre programme (2002 production) accompanied by  press clippings, internet reviews and a programme insert held by [[NELM]]: [Collection: KORT, Maurice]: 2012. 379. 19. 8.
  
  
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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.

2002: Presented by KickstArt at the Square Space Theatre, UND, directed by Greg King, from 26 February to 16 March, starring Vera Clare.

Sources

National Arts Festival programme, 1997.

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

Theatre programme (2002 production) accompanied by press clippings, internet reviews and a programme insert held by NELM: [Collection: KORT, Maurice]: 2012. 379. 19. 8.


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