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.
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".