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Fugard

Athol . 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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We discuss the play from its devastating autobiographical level, with Fugard looking back on the most shameful episode of his childhood, which he recreates in the play
and the Boys (1982) Fugard bases The Shadow of the Hummingbird on his own life experiences.
By contrast, Fugard and Wicomb question the ease of moving forward by accepting the past.
But we should bear in mind that he has worked for decades in the company of South Africa's greatest actors--Pieter-Dirk Uys, Paul Slabolepszy, Bill Flynn, Wilson Dunster, his wife Yvonne Bryceland, and writers such as Athol Fugard and Geraldine Aron.
Based -- as many of his plays are -- on experiences from his own life, Fugard takes a home break-in and unravels its wider social implications for the man being robbed and for the thieves.
LISA FUGARD was born and raised in South Africa and currently lives in southern California.
Fine art and literature met at the world premiere of "Sorrows and Rejoicings," a play by South African writer Athol Fugard at the McCarter Theatre Center.
Kriben Pillay's "Narrative Devices, Time and Ontology in Sizwe Bansi Is Dead" and "The Amistad Affair and the Nation of Sierra Leone" by Iyunolu Osagie are insightful, the former for its emphasis on the staging and performance of this one-act play by Athol Fugard, John Kani, and Winston Ntshona, and the latter for Osagie's discussion of the impact that the play Amistad Kata1
Indeed, it would be harder to find two artists of more socially committed pedigree than Fugard and Berry.
South African playwright Athol Fugard asserted in the `80s that "the central transaction of the universe is one person caring for and loving another.
John Kani and Winston Ntshona, who wrote the theatrical timebomb with Athol Fugard, again play the two cellmates battling to survive both the brutality and the boredom.