The Good Hope of the Cape

Brustein, Robert
February 2002
New Republic;2/11/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 5, p27
Entertainment Review
Focuses on South African satirist and female impersonator Pieter-Dirk Uys. Description of Uys' career; Invention of the character of racist Afrikaner dowager Evita Bezuidenhout, by Uys; Information on an album "Truth," recorded by Uys; Information that Uys's most venomous satire is reserved for the former foreign minister Roelof F. Botha; Comment that Uys's characters are generic as well as specific; Report that Jan Kott, a seminal critical mind of the twentieth century and one of the last of its theater intellectuals, has died at the age of eighty-seven.


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