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 (fyo͞o′gärd, fo͞o′-), Athol Born 1932.
South African playwright and director whose works, including Master Harold ... and the Boys (1982), explore racial tension and inequality in South Africa, especially during apartheid.

Fugard

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(Biography) Athol (ˈæθəl). born 1932, South African dramatist and theatre director. His plays include The Blood-Knot (1961), Sizwe Bansi is Dead (1972), Statements after an Arrest under the Immorality Act (1974), and The Captain's Tiger (1999)
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Noun1.Fugard - South African playwright whose plays feature the racial tensions in South Africa during apartheid (born in 1932)
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Lisa Fugard's Skinner's Drift and Zoe Wicomb's Playing in the Light, both published in 2006 by expatriate South African writers, explore alternatives to this quandary.