by Athol Fugard
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