Play Playwright Country The Plough Sean O'Casey Ireland and the Stars Mother Courage Bertolt Brecht Europe, mainly and Her Poland, Italy Children and Germany Waiting for Samuel Beckett Post-World War Godot II Europe The Crucible Arthur Miller United States The Freedom Brian Friel Northern of the City Ireland Fefu and Her Maria Irene United States Friends Fornes Pantomime Derek Walcott Trinidad and Tobago Zoot Suit Luis Valdez United States "Master Harold" Athol Fugard
South Africa .
According to the blurb from Time on the cover of The Shadow of the Hummingbird, Athol Fugard
is "the greatest living playwright in the English-speaking world.
Despite a distinguished career spanning half a century, 82-yearold South African playwright Athol Fugard
still thinks of himself as an "outsider artist.
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.
This is not to suggest that Fugard
and Wicomb are the only South African writers to grapple with the importance and risks of shared narrative as a foundation for reconciliation.
We only sweeten with Fairtrade apple juice, never sugar and always use the best organic ingredients, from essential oils and herbs to oranges and lemons from the orchards of Siciliy," said William Fugard
, Director of Gusto Organic.
More recently, Sand is finding his Clark preparation very helpful in playing fairer skinned South Africa sibling Morris in the Boston Center for American Performance revival of the Athol Fugard
anti-apartheid 1961 play "Blood Knot" (through March 2).
Furthermore, it was at The Space that Astbury, as the manager, supported the development of new plays--including works such as Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act by Athol Fugard
and with Yvonne Bryceland as one of the leads.
It seems clear that Fugard
wants us to ask the question--what kind of a sick seventeen-year-old boy casually talks to a forty-five year-old man this way?
This collection of articles, essays and interviews from American Theatre magazine celebrates the 25th anniversary of this publication and offers theatergoers and theater professionals more than 100 pieces from such noted authors as Wallace Shawn, Athol Fugard
, Tony Kushner and Studs Terkel.
When a gleam of sunlight -- no matter how faint -- can't be traced from Athol Fugard
, it might well be time to reach for the razors and sleeping pills.