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by Athol Fugard. One of his earliest plays, about a cheap prostitute ("a woman for two and six") who has become a shebeen owner.



First performed in 1959 in Johannesburg, directed by Athol Fugard with Zakes Mokae as "Blackie".


Performed at the The Space (Cape Town), directed by Lynne Maree with Ko Eckhart, Brian Ebden, Thoko Ntshinga, Joko Scott and Tiny Skefile. Design by Lynne Maree and Colin Jantjies, music by Clive Haylett and stage management by Pam Mills.


Directed by Jerry Mofokeng at the Johannesburg Civic Theatre, with Dambisa Kente in the lead. Executive director Alan Joseph; Artistic director Janice Honeyman; Production manager Jane Gosnell. This production was staged at the National Arts Festival with Owen Sejake as Sam, Patrick Shai as Johnny, Dambisa Kente as Queeny, Patrick played by Mike Mvelase and Blackie by Arthur Molepa.


Performed at Soweto Theatre Directed by James Ngcobo with Masasa Mbageni, Tony Kgoroge, Fana Mokoena and Desmond Dube. Then in September as part of the Joburg Arts Alive Festival, and in The Laager at the Market Theatre (9 October – 3 November 2013). Directed by James Ngcobo, with Hamilton Dlamini, Tony Kgoroge, Masasa Mbangeni and Fana Mokoena. Set Designer: Nadya Cohen, Lighting Designer: Wesley France, Stage Managers: Puleng Mabuya and Emelda Khola.


First published by ** in 19**.

Published in Dimetos and two Early Plays by Oxford University Press in 197*.


Astbury, 1979. Headlines - Week 38 - 18/09/2013 10:00[1]

Athol Fugard – Statements. An Athol Fugard site by Iain Fisher[2]

National Arts Festival programme, 1994

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