54pp., illus., paperback, Pretoria, 2019
A one-man play set in a small rural village in the Lowveld. Forty-eight villagers gather in the school hall to watch The Sound of Music. In their midst is a killer with a cunning plan.
"Dit is duidelik dat ons hier 'n baie sterk nuwe stem in die Afrikaanse dramawêreld het." Marisa Keuris, Literator
"Daar is baie humor in die teks, maar dis geen grappige werk nie. Die stuk is warm, menslik en slim. Maar uiteeindelik eerde onstellend en snaaks." Naomi Meyer, LitNet
Wessel Pretorius won the 2015 Afrikaans Onbeperk Prize for a young voice. He has received four Fiesta Awards and the Word Trophy for Best Drama Production for his solo piece Ont. Translated into English by Hennie van Greunen as Undone, the play toured the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Afrovibes in the Netherlands, the Wiener Festwochen in Vienna, and the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown where it received the Standard Bank Ovation Gold. His other plays include Waterpas (KKNK Kanna for best comedy), Die dag is Bros (ATKV-Woordveertjie for Best Drama) and Sê My Naam Soos 'n Starbucks-knaap.