Time of Footsteps

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Time of Footsteps, text by Aletta Bezuidenhout. The play is set in a derelict motel in strife-torn Mozambique where four diverse women are thrown together.

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Performance history in South Africa

Directed by Aletta Bezuidenhout at the Dalro Theatre, Windybrow, Johannesburg in 1990, starring Shirley Johnston (Ruth, a photo-journalist), Nomsa Nkonyeni (Dioki, a sophisticated doctor), Noria Mabuela (Janifa, a hardened Frelimo soldier), Terry Norton (Pearly Days, the wife of a road-builder).


Vrye Weekblad 15 June 1990; Pretoria News, 6 June 1990.

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