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''South African Opinion'', 2(8):22; ''Trek'' 19(7):23, 1945.
 
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''Performing Arts'', HSRC, 1972.
 
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''The Star'' 2 July 1980.
  
  
 
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Revision as of 13:12, 7 October 2014

The School for Scandal (1777) by Richard Brinsley Sheridan.

Performance history in South Africa

Done in South Africa by the Gentlemen Amateurs in the African Theatre, Cape Town on 27 June 1818, with the help of Mr Cooke and his company of ladies. The afterpiece was Carey's burlesque Chrono(h)ontonthologus

It was one of the plays performed in 1929 by a West End theatre company from London headed by actor-manager Gerald Lawrence on a South African tour.

Produced by Minna Millsten for the UCT Dramatic Society, Little Theatre, 1945. With Richard Buncher, Sybil Dee, Philip Segal, Anthony Robinson, John Juritz, Audrey Pearce, Godfrey Isaacs, Blake Pinnel, Nell Reeve, Anthony Hodgson. Sets by Basil Warner.

Produced for NTO in 1958 by Leon Gluckman with a distinguished cast, including Margaret Inglis, Pieter Geldenhuys, Frank Wise and Siegfried Mynhardt. Costumes by Frank and Doreen Graves.

The School for Scandal, directed by Roy Sargeant, opened at the Hofmeyr Theatre on 4 March 1969. Décor and costumes designed by Keith Anderson. The cast included Philip Birkinshaw, Elliot Playfair, Bernard Brown, David Goatham, Lyn Hooker, Zoë Randall, Yvonne Bryceland, Wilson Dunster, Ralph Lawson, Roger Dwyer, Ken Leach, Pietro Nolte, Alan Prior, Will Bernard, John Ramsbottom, Gillian Garlick, Joey Wishnia, Glynn Day, Brian Kennedy, Gaenor Becker, Gordon Sara, Lorna Robertson.

PACT production, 1980, directed by Roy Sargeant during the National Arts Festival with Bobby Heaney, Richard Haines, Erica Rogers, John Hussey and Margaret Heale amongst others in the cast.

Translations and adaptations

Sources

South African Opinion, 2(8):22; Trek 19(7):23, 1945.

Teater SA, 1(4), 1969

Grütter, Wilhelm, CAPAB 25 Years, 1987. Unpublished research. p 59.

Performing Arts, HSRC, 1972.

The Star 2 July 1980.


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