Elysium Theatre returns with Playland from Athol Fugard
, South Africa's greatest living dramatist, while London Classic Theatre brings Harold Pinter's No Man's Land to Hexham.
Tony Award-winning play The Island by John Kani, Winston Ntshona and Athol Fugard
, transports its audience to the notorious prison on Robben Island, South Africa - the place where Nelson Mandela was jailed for battling against apartheid.
SO GOES ONE OF THE CLIMACTIC MOMENTS OF Athol Fugard
's 1961 play Blood Knot.
After first considering the topic of human rights and its relevance to theatre in an honors context, I then considered the value of interdisciplinary teaching in such a course and what its impact could be on helping students understand human rights, specifically through the study of Athol Fugard
's 1982 play "Master Harold"...
en Pieter-Dirk Uys gesels met Paula Fourie".
Despite a distinguished career spanning half a century, 82-yearold South African playwright Athol Fugard
still thinks of himself as an "outsider artist." That personal note adds another layer to his thoughtful and poignant new play, "The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek," inspired by Nukain Mabusa, a little-known South African outsider artist who devoted his life to decorating the stones and boulders on the hillside farm where he worked as a laborer.
The second section of the book features five chapters that offer case studies of authors in the Three Crowns series by zooming in on Leopold Sedar Senghor, Obi Egbuna, Tsegaye Gabre-Medhin, Oswald Mtshali, John Pepper Clark, Barbara Kimenye, Raymond Sarif Easmon, Athol Fugard
and Wole Soyinka.
He joins South African playwright Athol Fugard
, whose work helped bring the world's attention to the outrage of apartheid, and Estonian composer Arvo Part.
She won an Obie Award for the title role in Athol Fugard
's "Boesman and Lena'' and a Drama Desk Award for her role in "Wedding Band.''
There's a stark choice for the title character in this pacy, vigorous revival of Athol Fugard
's Apartheid-era tale of identity and freedom; retain his name and face the consequences meted out by an oppressive system, or take an unexpected chance offered to him to start anew.
PNN The Island The Island The Jenin based Freedom Theater will be touring their adaptation of Athol Fugard
's in the United States this fall.
But the company, known for performing challenging, provocative works in the summer, will once again present a three-play season, opening June 28 with Athol Fugard
's A Lesson from Aloes.