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''Make Like Slaves'' is a play by [[Richard Rive]] (1930-1989). It is a one-act play with which he won the 1972 BBC African Theatre Competition. The action of the play subtly reveals the prejudices and received attitudes of a seemingly liberal white woman directing a play with black actors.
  
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== The original text ==
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First published in the collection ''[[African Theatre]]'' (ed [[Gwynneth Henderson]], pub [[Heinemann]], 1972). 
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First published in ''African theatre : eight prize-winning plays for radio'', edited by Gwyneth Henderson.  London: Heinemann, 1973.
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==Translations and adaptations==
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== Performance history in South Africa ==
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A [[Rhodes University Drama Department]] production was directed by [[Roy Sargeant]] during the [[National Arts Festival]] in 1976.
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== Sources ==
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[[ESAT Bibliography Gl-Go|Gosher]], 1988.
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Theatre programme held by [[NELM]]: [Collection: RIVE, Richard]: 2012. 193. 2. 2.
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Latest revision as of 17:38, 7 May 2016

Make Like Slaves is a play by Richard Rive (1930-1989). It is a one-act play with which he won the 1972 BBC African Theatre Competition. The action of the play subtly reveals the prejudices and received attitudes of a seemingly liberal white woman directing a play with black actors.

The original text

First published in the collection African Theatre (ed Gwynneth Henderson, pub Heinemann, 1972).

First published in African theatre : eight prize-winning plays for radio, edited by Gwyneth Henderson. London: Heinemann, 1973.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

A Rhodes University Drama Department production was directed by Roy Sargeant during the National Arts Festival in 1976.

Sources

Gosher, 1988.

Theatre programme held by NELM: [Collection: RIVE, Richard]: 2012. 193. 2. 2.

Go to ESAT Bibliography

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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

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