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Revision as of 05:52, 8 March 2017

The Duck Variations is a play by David Mamet.

The original text

The play is focused around two old men who randomly meet on a park bench. Although their conversations seem misguided, as they talk about ducks, many wise conversations are actually discussed.

Written and performed in 1972,

Performance history in South Africa

1997: Presented by the University of Stellenbosch Drama Department as one of three plays (with Lunch Girls and Lunch) celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Space Theatre in the Keller Theatre, H.B. Thom Theatre complex, in May 1997. Directed by Gaerin Hauptfleisch with Abduragman Adams as Emil Varec and Keith Bain as George S. Aronovitz. Molly Möhr was the stage manager, decor and props by Leopoldt Senekal.

2011: Performed in Afrikaans as Eendsonderend at Aardklop, directed by Gert van Niekerk with Louis van Niekerk and Marius Weyers.

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Afrikaans by Louis van Niekerk with the title Eendsonderend. Performed at Aardklop 2011 under the direction of Gert van Niekerk starring Louis van Niekerk and Marius Weyers.



By 8 October 2011.

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