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Miss Margarida's Way is a satirical play written by Brazil's Roberto Athayde.
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'''''Miss Margarida's Way''''''  (original title in Portuguese ''Apareceu a Margarida'', written in 1973) is a satirical play written by Brazil's Roberto Athayde (born 1949) [https://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roberto_Athayde]. The play is set in what looks like a school classroom. The play's cast typically consists of only two people: Miss Margarida, a school teacher, and a male student. This "student" often sits among the audience members, whom the "teacher" addresses and treats as if they were real school children.  
 
The play is set in what looks like a school classroom. The play's cast typically consists of only two people: Miss Margarida, a school teacher, and a male student. This "student" often sits among the audience members, whom the "teacher" addresses and treats as if they were real school children.
 
  
In South Africa a [[Baxter Theatre]] production in 1981 was directed by [[Robin Sanders]], starring [[Michelle du Toit]].
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== The original text ==
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The play was first performed in the United States at the American Contemporary Theatre in San Francisco on 4 March 1975.
  
Source: Barrow, Brian & Williams-Short, Yvonne (eds.). 1988. Theatre Alive! The Baxter Story 1977-1987.
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==Translations and adaptations==
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The play was translated into [[Afrikaans]] by [[Wim Vorster]], title unknown.
  
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== Performance history in South Africa ==
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In South Africa a Baxter Theatre production in 1981 was directed by [[Robin Sanders]], starring [[Michelle du Toit]] as Miss Margarida and [[André Samuels]] as one of her students. Opened at the [[People's Space]] on 26 February 1981. Designer [[Jenny Gillis]], stage manager [[Kathy Batho]]
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== Sources ==
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Google Books [http://books.google.co.za/books?id=ysgtAAAAYAAJ&q=Miss+Margarida%27s+Way&dq=Miss+Margarida%27s+Way&hl=en&sa=X&ei=xbaAVJfKHoav7AbXqID4AQ&ved=0CBsQ6AewAA]
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''Miss Margarida's Way'' theatre programme, 1981.
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Barrow, Brian & Williams-Short, Yvonne (eds.). 1988. ''Theatre Alive! The Baxter Story 1977-1987''.
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Latest revision as of 15:34, 18 November 2016

Miss Margarida's Way' (original title in Portuguese Apareceu a Margarida, written in 1973) is a satirical play written by Brazil's Roberto Athayde (born 1949) [1]. The play is set in what looks like a school classroom. The play's cast typically consists of only two people: Miss Margarida, a school teacher, and a male student. This "student" often sits among the audience members, whom the "teacher" addresses and treats as if they were real school children.

The original text

The play was first performed in the United States at the American Contemporary Theatre in San Francisco on 4 March 1975.

Translations and adaptations

The play was translated into Afrikaans by Wim Vorster, title unknown.

Performance history in South Africa

In South Africa a Baxter Theatre production in 1981 was directed by Robin Sanders, starring Michelle du Toit as Miss Margarida and André Samuels as one of her students. Opened at the People's Space on 26 February 1981. Designer Jenny Gillis, stage manager Kathy Batho

Sources

Google Books [2]

Miss Margarida's Way theatre programme, 1981.

Barrow, Brian & Williams-Short, Yvonne (eds.). 1988. Theatre Alive! The Baxter Story 1977-1987.


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