O, die Muise, of Stemreg vir Vrouwe

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O, die Muise, of Stemreg vir Vrouwe ("Oh, the mice, or the vote for women") is an Afrikaans one-act farce by Melt Brink.

Also referred to simply as O, die Muise by some authors.

See also Ons Hou Konsert

The original text

Published in 1908 by J.H. de Bussy, reprinted 1912, 1915, 1920.

Translations and adaptations

Used as one of the texts in the compilation Ons Hou Konsert by Robert Mohr. Performed 1967, published by DALRO, 1973.

Performance history in South Africa

Performed in 1908?* by **,

1967: O, die Muise, of Stemreg vir Vrouwe performed as part of Ons Hou Konsert (CAPAB, 1967, SWAPAC in 1981).

In 1974 Charlotte du Toit directed a version of the one-act at The Space (Cape Town) as a lunch-hour presentation, with Mary Dreyer, Dawid Malan and Johann van der Merwe.


Astbury 1979.

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