Two One-Acts by Athol Fugard
In October and Jnuary, we present staged readings of two of Athol Fugard's plays: PLAYLAND and A PLACE WITH THE PIGS.
Athol Fugard is an internationally acclaimed South African playwright, director, and actor whose best-known work deals with the political and social upheaval of the apartheid system in South Africa since the mid-50s. He was educated at the University of Cape Town. His plays include MASTER HAROLD AND THE BOYS, THE BLOOD KNOT, MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA, A LESSON FROM ALOES, THE ISLAND, and the award-winning SIZWE BANZI IS DEAD. He is also the author of the novel Tsotsi, which was made into an Academy Award winning film. Mr. Fugard has received six honorary degrees from esteemed colleges and is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. His plays have been produced on Broadway as well as at major theaters around the world.
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