2012-2013: Athol Fugard

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Our playwright from th 2012-2013 Season

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Historic ‘House Full’ sign for Fugard Theatre Cape Town,South Africa.  Athol Fugard is a South African playwright, novelist, actor & director who writes in English. Best known for his political plays opposing the South African system of apartheid and for the 2005 Academy-Award winning film of his novel Tsotsi, directed by Gavin Hood.He is an adjunct professor of playwriting, acting, and directing in the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of California,San Diego.

Historic ‘House Full’ sign for Fugard Theatre Cape Town,South Africa. Athol Fugard is a South African playwright, novelist, actor & director who writes in English. Best known for his political plays opposing the South African system of apartheid and for the 2005 Academy-Award winning film of his novel Tsotsi, directed by Gavin Hood.He is an adjunct professor of playwriting, acting, and directing in the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of California,San Diego.

Athol Fugard's play The Coat starring Marcel Marceau, decors by Jacques Noël, 1951 - Theatre

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Athol Fugard's play The Coat starring Marcel Marceau, decors by Jacques Noël, 1951 - Theatre

Yvonne Bryceland: 1925-1992; Yvonne Bryceland was a South African stage actress. Some of her best-known work was in the plays written by Athol Fugard. Described as the first lady of South African theatre, Bryceland was a committed artist who defied racial segregation by co-founding South Africa's first non-racial theatre, the Space Theatre in Cape Town. The Order of Ikhamanga in Silver was awarded posthumously to Bryceland for "Excellent Achievement in the Fields of Dramatic Art".

Yvonne Bryceland | South African History Online

Yvonne Bryceland: 1925-1992; Yvonne Bryceland was a South African stage actress. Some of her best-known work was in the plays written by Athol Fugard. Described as the first lady of South African theatre, Bryceland was a committed artist who defied racial segregation by co-founding South Africa's first non-racial theatre, the Space Theatre in Cape Town. The Order of Ikhamanga in Silver was awarded posthumously to Bryceland for "Excellent Achievement in the Fields of Dramatic Art".

'Die Laaste Karretjiegraf' directed by Athol Fugard. The Fugard Studio 2013. www.jessekatekramer.com

Die Laaste Karretjiegraf | Portfolio | Cape Town Based Theatre Photographer

Written by Riana Steyn and Athol Fugard. World Premiere in Cape Town. Fugard's first Afrikaans play.

Tsotsi (Athol Fugard)

Tsotsi: A Novel|Paperback

Athol Fugard is renowned for his relentless explorations of personal and political survival in apartheid South Africa — which include his now classic

Die Laaste Karretjiegraf - Athol Fugards first Afrikaans play

Die Laaste Karretjiegraf - Athol Fugards first Afrikaans play

Athol Fugard ~ playwright, activist, and humanitarian

Playwright Fugard Bucked South Africa's 'Racist Ideas'

South African playwright, actor and director Athol Fugard describes the time Nelson Mandela was released from prison in 1990 as "a period of euphoria

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Athol Fugard

Literary Birthday - 11 June - Athol Fugard

Happy Birthday, Athol Fugard, born 11 June 1932 Seven Quotes From early on there were two things that filled my life—music and storytelling, both of them provoked by my father. He was a jazz...