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African Gothic
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written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: Plays Two, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon Books, 2005). p. NA (2005, originally published 2005), 69 page(s)
A farm lies in ruin. And with mother and father now gone, a brother and sister face eviction by an officious lawyer. Abandoned, they endlessly enact the rituals of punishment once visited upon them by their parents. Widely regarded as a milestone in South African theatre, the multi-award winning play African Gothi...
written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: Plays Two, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon Books, 2005). p. NA (2005, originally published 2005), 69 page(s)
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Breathing In
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written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: Plays Two, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon Books, 2005). p. NA (2005, originally published 2005), 67 page(s)
, on a stormy night in the last bitter months of the Second Anglo-Boer War, a seriously wounded General and his faithful Adjutant encounter a mysterious woman and her seductive other-worldly daughter, and are confronted with the subtle methods of survival these women have been forced to adopt. Accustomed to the rigours of war, the courageous Adjutant now faces a terrible choice.
written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: Plays Two, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon Books, 2005). p. NA (2005, originally published 2005), 67 page(s)
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The Brothers
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written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2006, originally published 2006), 85 page(s)
During a night-long vigil preceding the funeral of their brother Kostia, Anton and Aleksander Chekhov are drawn into an agonising and explosive confrontation with each other – and with deeply hidden aspects of themselves. As the play unfolds, it becomes a searing portrayal of human misery and the redemptive powe...
written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2006, originally published 2006), 85 page(s)
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Concealment
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written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: Two Plays, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon, 2007). p. NA (2007, originally published 2007), 67 page(s)
In Concealment, Amy and her father travel to South Africa to retrieve her recently widowed sister, but are disturbed to find her untouched by grief, unwilling to return and drawn instead to the wild, natural beauty of her moonlit garden.
written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: Two Plays, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon, 2007). p. NA (2007, originally published 2007), 67 page(s)
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Crossing
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written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: Plays One, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon Books, 2000). p. NA (2000, originally published 2000), 52 page(s)
In Crossing (Drif) a stormy night brings a hypnotist to the home of two sisters who live by a ford, two women who bury the bodies of fortune-seekers who fail to heed their warnings about the river when it is in flood.
written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: Plays One, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon Books, 2000). p. NA (2000, originally published 2000), 52 page(s)
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Fever
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written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: Two Plays, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon, 2007). p. NA (2007, originally published 2007), 38 page(s)
In Fever, Emma corresponds with Katy back in England, who learns the full and terrible extent of her sister's yearning and isolation when she discovers her hidden diary.
written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: Two Plays, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon, 2007). p. NA (2007, originally published 2007), 38 page(s)
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Good Heavens
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written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: Plays Two, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon Books, 2005). p. NA (2005, originally published 1991), 60 page(s)
Good Heavens is a comedy thriller with the dark poetic heart of a folk-tale. Two spinster sisters, with their ailing mother and simple-minded brother, await the annual visit of their youngest sister. Deeply envious of her beauty and youth, they hatch a diabolical plot to rid themselves of her forever.
written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: Plays Two, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon Books, 2005). p. NA (2005, originally published 1991), 60 page(s)
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Miracle
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written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: Plays One, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon Books, 2000). p. NA (2000, originally published 2000), 80 page(s)
Miracle (Mirakel) centres on a theatrical troupe and again exemplifies the author’s earthiness, humour and child-like wonder.
written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: Plays One, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon Books, 2000). p. NA (2000, originally published 2000), 80 page(s)
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Missing
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written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: Plays One, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon Books, 2000). p. NA (2000, originally published 2000), 52 page(s)
A circus has a mysterious significance in Missing (Mis) as a mother and daughter are visited by a blind policeman on the nights it comes to town.
written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: Plays One, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon Books, 2000). p. NA (2000, originally published 2000), 52 page(s)
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On the Lake: A Tragi-comic Dream Play
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written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: A Russian Trilogy, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon Books, 2002). p. NA (2002, originally published 2002), 48 page(s)
written by Reza de Wet, 1952-2012, in Reza de Wet: A Russian Trilogy, by Reza de Wet. (London: Oberon Books, 2002). p. NA (2002, originally published 2002), 48 page(s)
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