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L'intruse (1890), ("The Intruder") is a play by Maurice Maeterlinck (1862-1949).

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Translated into English as The Outsider by Dorothy Brandon.

Translated into Afrikaans as Die Indringer by by W.E.G. Louw and N.P. van Wyk Louw.

South African performances

Performed in Afrikaans as Die Indringer at the Little Theatre Cape Town in translation by members of the Kaapstadse Afrikaanse Toneelvereniging in 1935 for the University of Cape Town branch of the Afrikaanse Nasionale Studentebond. Directed by Marguerite I. Murray, with W.E.G. Louw as stage manager.

Produced in English under the title The Intruder, at the National Arts Festival, 1997, directed by Lindsay Reardon.


National Arts Festival programme, 1997.

World Drama, by Allardyce Nicoll.

Rinie Stead, 1985b

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