Desire Under The Elms (2014 - 2018)

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3 July 2014
End date: 
7 October 2018
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Premiere at the annual National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, SA on 3 July 2014. Toured to US in 2016 and 2018/19. An adaptation of O'Neill's play, with setting changed to South Africa's Eastern Cape during the time of the Witwatersrand Gold Rush in the 1890s.
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Fred Abrahamse Adaptor
Fred Abrahamse Set Designer
Fred Abrahamse Lighting Designer
Fred Abrahamse Director
Mbali Bloom Actor Abbie Putnam
Charl Johan-Lingenfelder Music
Marcel Meyer Adaptor
Marcel Meyer Costume Designer
Marcel Meyer Actor Eben Cabot
Robin Smith Actor Ephraim Cabot
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Baxter Theatre Centre (Cape Town, Province of the Western Cape, South Africa) 8 July, 2014 to 25 July, 2014 In the Golden Arrow Studio
Provincetown Theatre (Boston, Massachusetts, United States) Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival (2016) 21 September, 2016 to 24 September, 2016
Triad Stage (Greensboro, North Carolina, United States) 27 September, 2016 to 30 September, 2016 Five performances across four consecutive nights (plus matinee on 1 Oct.) on the UpStage Cabaret at Triad Stage
Victoria Theatre (Grahamstown, Province of Eastern Cape, South Africa) National Arts Festival (2014) 2 July, 2014 to 4 July, 2014
Mandell Theater, Drexel University (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States) 3 October, 2018 to 6 October, 2018 hosted by EgoPo classic theater and Drexel University

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