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Playboys is a play by Deon Opperman and Garth Holmes,

Later renamed Playboyz after a major rewrite.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Completely rewritten as Playboyz in 2000.

A teleplay called Playboyz was written by Opperman, based on the play.

Performance history in South Africa

1990-1991: Presented as Playboys by Pieter Toerien at the André Huguenet Theatre October 1990 and the Theatre on the Bay in January 1991, directed by Deon Opperman starring Errol Hart, Michelle Constant, Warren Batchelor, Roger Charteris, David Vlok, Michael Evans, Lynsey Shmukler, Dave Ridley, David Lee. Lighting by Jannie Swanepoel, sets by Kay Page, choreography by Francois Briers.

2000: Staged as Playboyz at Aardklop 2000 and, with the same cast, in The Studio at the Baxter Theatre in November, directed by Deon Opperman, with Mike Lewis, Emma Peirson, Craig Jackson, Rory Eliot and Henri Kriel (replacing Sean Else).


Cape Times, 22 January 1991.

Die Burger, 30 November 2000.

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