The Big Knife
The Big Knife (1949), a play by American playwright, screenwriter, and director Clifford Odets (1906-1963). A classic tale about keeping your integrity in the face of success.
Performance history in South Africa
Presented by CAPAB, opening 19 May 1965 at the Hofmeyr Theatre. Directed by Robert Aden, decor and costumes by Pamela Lewis. The cast: Glynn Day, Vaughan Scott, Robert Aden, Paddy Canavan, Mary McKinley, Johann Nell, Alec Bell, Simon Swindell, Reinet Maasdorp, Alan Prior, Ziona Garfield, Robert del Kyrke.
Translations and adaptations
The Big Knife theatre programme, 1965.
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