Our Town/Ons Dorp
Our Town/Ons Dorp, an adaptation by Robert Mohr of Our Town (1938) by Thornton Wilder (1897-1975). Wilder met Mohr in New England and personally allowed him to set Our Town in a Boland setting and adapt the text for a South African audience. The play deals with the values and longings of the human heart and spirit. Mohr produced the adapted play in 1959. It was presented by Universiteitsteater Stellenbosch as a tribute to Mohr after his death in ****, directed by Esther van Ryswyk, starring Limpie Basson, Marie de Kock and Emile Aucamp who were all involved in the 1959 production. Other cast members were Noël Roos, Marga van Rooy, Marchand de Kok, etc.
UTS Theatre programme.