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Simon, Barney

Overview
Works: 41 works in 111 publications in 4 languages and 1,568 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Fiction  Exhibition catalogs  Records and correspondence  Interviews  Internet videos 
Roles: Editor, Author, Adapter, Director, Designer
Classifications: HV6248.B645, 822
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barney Simon
Woza Albert! by Percy Mtwa( Book )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the idea that the second coming of Jesus Christ should take place in present-day South Africa
Familiarity is the kingdom of the lost by Dugmore Boetie( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woza Albert! by Percy Mtwa( Visual )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play discusses what it would be like if Christ returned to South Africa. This cassette discusses and has long excerpts of the play, and explains how the play represents black oppression in South Africa
Joburg, sis! by Barney Simon( Book )

6 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born in the RSA : four workshopped plays by Barney Simon( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cold stone jug : the play by Barney Simon( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City lovers, country lovers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video is about inter-racial love in South Africa. "City lovers" is about a love affair between a middle-aged white geologist and a 'colored' girl. "Country Lovers" directed by Nanie Van Rensburg is about two children growing up together and finally becoming secret lovers because the South African Immorality Act forbids social relationship between couples of mixed race
Gunter Christmann : now and then by Lesley Harding( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six feet of the country( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A white South African couple find the turmoil of apartheid reflected in their marriage when a dead Black man is discovered on their farm
Contemporary African plays( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruce Davidson - East 100th street( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon Barney : screen fade by Barney Simon( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High tech snake oil September 4, 1984[?]- Breastfeeding( )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"High tech snake oil," was a sub-series of the WBAI series "Bread and roses," described as an opportunity for people to learn about their health care options, with the Health Policy Advisory Center. This special edition of the show features an interview with Martha Baez and Libby Berkeley on breastfeeding. Tape ends with a recording by Barney Simon of songs about health care by Black South African nurses. Date is listed only as September 4th at 11:20. Master by Metzger
Le costume( )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world in an orange : creating theatre with Barney Simon by Irene Stephanou( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barney Simon (19321995) was the legendary artistic director, writer, and co-creator ofthe Market Theatre in Johannesburg, one of the most influential and distinguished theatres in South Africa and the world. He workshopped, wrote, and directed unforgettable and pertinent plays in his quest to "hold a mirror up high to society." These works stand as a testament to South Africa's recent history. Here are 80 testaments from international artists about Barney's often mysterious creative process. Barney was especially known for his famous "orange exercise." Through a single orange, he communicated
Le costume by Mothobi Mutloatse( )

in Undetermined and French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good climate, friendly inhabitants( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: Phyllis is a middle-aged widow who works as the supervisor of a filling station. Without many friends and a daughter who lives in Zimbabwe, hers is a lonely existence. One day, Jack, the chief petrol attendant, reports that a customer has tried to pay in Zimbabwe dollars and asks her to speak to him. The young man introduces himself as Rick and, over the following few days, wins her trust. As the suspicious Jack observes her growing infatuation, Rick moves in with her and gradually reveals his true colours. Unable to extract herself from the relationship, she becomes increasingly desperate until a simple ruse by Jack seems to get rid of the intruder. In her letters to her daughter, Phyllis tells nothing of what has happened. Adapted by Barney Simon from a short story by Nadine Gordimer, the film features Trix Pienaar, Sam Williams and Danny Keogh in the leading roles
Wotza Albert! by Percy Mtwa( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"A singing in every moment and inch of me" : letters from Barney Simon to Lionel Abrahams by Barney Simon( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1960s in Johannesburg, London, and New York, and told in a young theater director's letters home to a friend who is a struggling novelist, here is the true story of one of South Africa's national treasures, co-founder of the Market Theatre, director of the early productions of the plays of Athol Fugard, and mentor to a generation of South African actors
 
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Woza Albert!
Alternative Names
Barney Simon South African writer

Languages
English (86)

French (4)

German (3)

Danish (2)

Covers
Familiarity is the kingdom of the lostAxion Jenny 2006 : works by, from and for Jenny + Gunter Christmann : 27 May - 22 June 2006, Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney, in association with Niagara Galleries, MelbourneContemporary African playsThe world in an orange : creating theatre with Barney SimonThe world in an orange : creating theatre with Barney Simon"A singing in every moment and inch of me" : letters from Barney Simon to Lionel Abrahams