Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a fairy tale by the brothers Grimm.

The tale formed the basis of the iconic Walt Disney animated feature film, released by RKO Radio Pictures in 1937.

At least three pantomime versions of the story have been created performed in South Africa over the years.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Janice Honeyman

A version of the tale created by Janice Honeyman for PACT Drama.

Performance history in South Africa

1987: Performed by PACT in the Alexander Theatre, Johannesburg, directed by Janice Honeyman.

Sneeuwitjie en die Sewe Dwergies by Nerina Ferreira

This is an Afrikaans version of the Honeyman text, adapted and translated by Nerina Ferreira.

Performance history in South Africa

1993: Produced by PACT Drama , directed by Peter Terry, musical direction by Louis Fouché, choreography by Jill Osborne, starring Hannes Muller, James Borthwick, Rika Sennett, Antoinette Kellermann, André-Jacques van der Merwe and others.

1993: Produced by students of the University of Stellenbosch Drama Department, directed by Mark Graham in the H.B. Thom Theatre in September 1993.

Sneeuwitjie en die Sewe Dwergies by Lalie Beukes.

A one act version of the tale, written for children as performers. The text was published in the collection Spel vir die Jongspan ("Play for young people") by Gerhard J. Beukes and published by J.L. van Schaik publishers in 1959.


Theatre pamphlet, 1993

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