The original text
A musical play about the richest people and the poorest people in Soweto, based on Ben Jonson's Volpone, book and lyrics by Barney Simon, with help from Oswald Mthsali, Stanley Motjuadi and Wally Serote, and music by Mackay Davashe, Cyril Magubane and Sophie Mcgina.
Recorded on long play album "Hits from Phiri" by CBS in 1972.
Performances in South Africa
1962: First performed by Phoenix Players at Union Artists, directed by Barney Simon, with . Add Wally Serote to the co-writing team, and then mix four months of intensive musical composition input from Mackay Davashe, Cyril Magubane and designs by Axel Peterson,
Loren Kruger, 1999: p. 168
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