A Lesson from Aloes

by Athol Fugard

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Addison Switzer, Laura Russell, and David Dubov.

QTC Archives: 2015 – 2016 Season

April 29 – May 29, 2016

Set in 1963 in a white district of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, this moving play provides a compelling portrait of a police state.  A liberal Afrikaner involved in anti-apartheid activity, his wife recovering from a nervous breakdown, and their Black friend just released from prison, must all consider the few alternatives that society offers them.

Directed by: Laura Giannarelli


. . . highlighted by intimacy, a deep understanding of the text, and an outstanding performance.

Jeffrey Walker, DC Theatre Scene – Read the Review


Under Laura Giannarelli’s attentive direction, the actors are persuasive.

The Washington Post


. . . masterfully explores the relationship between the personal and the political.

Lauren Katz, DC Metro Theater Arts – Read the Review

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