Athol Fugard cold news 2002
An archive of hot news from 2002
The Island in Miami, USA
The African American Performing Arts Community Theatre (AAPACT) starts it’s 2002-2003 theatre season with The Island. The director is Andre’ L. Gainey and the actors are Teddy Harrell, Jr. and Kristoff Skalet.
The play runs every weekend from 8 Nov- 1 Dec 2002, 8:00 p.m. with Sunday 3:00 Matinees. The play will be held at The Liberty Square Community Center, 6301 NW 14th Avenue, Miami, FL.
For ticket information phone at (305) 751-4043 FAX: (509) 693-1437 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A special performance will be held for residents of Miami-Dade Housing on November 7, at 8:00 p.m. at the center.
Master Harold´... and the boys in Bristol, UK
Hello and Goodbye in Keswick, UK
Hello and Goodbye is on in Keswick on various dates between 24 May and 26 Oct 2002. Its at the Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Cumbria, UK, tel 017687 74411.
The Road to Mecca in Massachusetts, USA
A Place with the Pigs at the Edinburgh Festival
Sorrows and Rejoicings back in South Africa
Playland in London
The two actors are Samson Khumalo and Mark Wakeling, plus the voice of Christopher Wells. The director is Mark Graham. Proceeds from the play go to COTSLANDS- an independent South African non-profit organisation caring for abandoned, abused and AIDS children.
Sorrows and Rejoicings
My Children! My Africa in Salisbury, UK. Salisbury Playhouse is hosting "My Children! My Africa!" from the 5- 27 Apr 2002. Details are here www.salisburyplayhouse.com .They also have Woza Albert from the Market Theatre popping in on them as part of their tour schedule. Thanks to Jon for the information.
The Island with John Kani and Winston Ntshona. The Island is at The Old Vic, London (click here for details). This is the National Theatre production, with John Kani and Winston Ntshona. It will run from 14 Jan to 13 Apr 2002. After this is transfers to The Theatre Royal, Bath (click here for details) 15-20 Apr 2002. then it moves to The Lowry, Salford (click here for details) 22-27 Apr 2002.
and Rejoicings in London and Warwick. London:
Tricycle Theatre Click here for details
Statements after an Arrest under the Immorality Act is in rep at the Latchmere Theatre, London. The director is Charlie Simpson. The box office phone number is 020 7978 7040.
New York- Second Stage Theatre, 307 West 43rd St. / 8th Ave, from 15 Jan 2002. This is the play´s off-Broadway premiere. The production is directed by Athol Fugard, with Susan Hilferty as Associate Director/Set Designer/Costume Designer. The cast are John Glover, Marcy Harriell, Judith Light, and Charlayne Woodard. Click here for details. Thanks to Meredith for the information.
The Guest. There is a rare chance to see the film The Guest. This was written by Fugard and he also stars as Eugene Marais. The director was Ross Davenish and the co-star is Marius Weyers. Marais (Fugard) is persuaded to retreat to an isolated farm in the Western Transvaal. Whilst there however he falls into a tormented spiral of drugs and despair and is left to confront his demons, both from his past and present. There will be a special post film discussion with Athol Fugard and Marius Weyers. This is at the Tricycle Theatre, London where Sorrows and Rejoicings is being performed (see details below). 26 Mar 2002 so you have to be quick!!
The Road to Mecca by Athol Fugard: One of the great truth-telling plays of the 20th Century by South Africas greatest playwright. Its on in Brisbane, Australia to 9 March. Directed by Carol Burns with Julia Blake, Philip Hinton and Caroline Kennison. Thanks to David for the information. (Mar 2002).
The New Orleans premiere of Valley Song runs from 26 Jan- 20 Feb 2002 at a new theatre space: The Neighborhood Gallery. Bert Pigg plays Author/Buks and Fahnlohnee Harris plays Veronica. Thanks to Bert for the information. (Feb 2002).
John Kani & Winston Ntshona will talk about The Island. Its at the National Theatre, Cottesloe, London (Feb 2002).
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