Mike van Graan

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Plays by Mike van Graan

Green Man Flashing

Aurora Metro Books
Type: Text

Digging under the skin of contemporary South Africa, Green Man Flashing explores themes of sexual harassment, political loyalty and finally, accountability to truth, which has made it one of the most talked about plays in recent years to be staged in South Africa.

Mike van Graan was born in Cape Town where he currently resides. He matriculated at Harold Cressy High School in 1977, after which he completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in English and Drama at the University of Cape Town (UCT) (1980) and a Higher Diploma in Education (UCT) (1981). A few years later he returned to UCT where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Drama (UCT) (1986). He is currently registered for an MA Degree in Drama at UCT, exploring the theme (or the absence thereof) of HIV/AIDS in mainstream South African theatre since 1994.