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devised by [[Malcolm Purkey]] for [[Junction Avenue Theatre Company]] ([[Junction Avenue Theatre Company|JATC]]). A deconstruction of the “official” South African history utilizing vaudeville techniques. First performed in September 1976, directed by [[Ken Leach]]?*.  
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''[[The Fantastical History of a Useless Man]]'', devised by [[Malcolm Purkey]] for [[Junction Avenue Theatre Company]] ([[Junction Avenue Theatre Company|JATC]]). A deconstruction of the “official” South African history utilizing vaudeville techniques.  
  
A Baxter Company '78 production was directed by [[Ken Leach]]. The cast: [[Keith Grenville]], [[Henry Goodman]], [[Wilson Dunster]], [[Melanie-Ann Sher]], [[Sandra Prinsloo]], [[Merle Lifson]], [[Michele Maxwell]], [[Roland Stafford]].
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== The original text ==
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First published by [[Ravan Press]] in 1978, republished in 1995 in ''At the Junction: four plays by the Junction Avenue Theatre Company'' Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press.
  
First published by [[Ravan Press]] in 1978, republished in 1995 in ''At the Junction: four plays by the Junction Avenue Theatre Company'' Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press.
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== Performance history in South Africa ==
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1976: First performed in September 1976, directed by [[Ken Leach]]?*.
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1978: A Baxter Company '78 production was directed by [[Ken Leach]]. The cast: [[Keith Grenville]], [[Henry Goodman]], [[Wilson Dunster]], [[Melanie-Ann Sher]], [[Sandra Prinsloo]], [[Merle Lifson]], [[Michele Maxwell]], [[Roland Stafford]].
  
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== Sources ==
  
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The Fantastical History of a Useless Man, devised by Malcolm Purkey for Junction Avenue Theatre Company (JATC). A deconstruction of the “official” South African history utilizing vaudeville techniques.

The original text

First published by Ravan Press in 1978, republished in 1995 in At the Junction: four plays by the Junction Avenue Theatre Company Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press.

Performance history in South Africa

1976: First performed in September 1976, directed by Ken Leach?*.

1978: A Baxter Company '78 production was directed by Ken Leach. The cast: Keith Grenville, Henry Goodman, Wilson Dunster, Melanie-Ann Sher, Sandra Prinsloo, Merle Lifson, Michele Maxwell, Roland Stafford.

Sources

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