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UBu Roi, Afrodizzia.
UBu Roi, Afrodizzia.
He directed ''[[Acropolis Cafe]]'', 2005.
He directed ''[[The Story I am about to Tell]]'' (1999), ''[[Acropolis Cafe]]'' (2005).
== Awards, etc ==
== Awards, etc ==

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Robert Colman (1959-) Actor, director, writer, teacher.


Born in Johannesburg


Studied at University of Cape Town.


Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

Starred in Jean Genet’s The Maids in 1993 and in East and Scenes from an Execution. Co-wrote Two Straight Queers in 1996. Workshopped, wrote and directed the jazzy gay musical After Nines in 1998. Co-author, with Matthew Krouse, of the political cabaret Famous Dead Man (1985) - for other plays on this theme see Tsafendas. Directed No Room for Squares with Coco Merckel in 2000. Workshopped and directed Your Loving Simon in 2003.

The Homosexual or the Difficulty of Expression, Curl up and dye, Angels in America, The Story I am about to tell, Battle!, Score Me the Ages, Six Degrees of separation, Yout Loving simon, Apartheid on Trial

UBu Roi, Afrodizzia.

He directed The Story I am about to Tell (1999), Acropolis Cafe (2005).

Awards, etc

A winner in the Johannesburg Civic Theatre's New Stages project in the early 1990s, making his director’s debut with Afro-Dizzia.


Sunday Times, 27 Aug 1995.

Various entries in the NELM catalogue.

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