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John Leerdam makes piece about Winnie Mandela

John Leerdam is going to create a performance about the Monday death of anti-apartheidsactiviste Winnie Mandela. That he told Tuesday in Time for Max.

“I have often already thought about it”, he said. “But now I must at all costs to begin. We are going to write. It is first a monologue, and then a large-zaalproductie.” Leerdam could not yet say when the piece premiered, it would have to go.

The former Member of parliament, followed a training at the theatre School in Amsterdam. He was a long-time artistic director of the Cosmic Theatre and made after his leave of the Room, and more ideas about the independence of Suriname. He received a royal award for its exemplary role for Dutch migrants.

Winnie Mandela was married to the later president Nelson Mandela. When he was incarcerated because of his anti-apartheidsstrijd, put his wife, his activism continued. Although her image later, by the separation of Nelson, a blow suffered, she remained immensely popular in South Africa.

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