Latest articles on Athol Fugard

John Kani, the king of South African theatre

He's been arrested, he's been stabbed, but he still promotes performance arts

​Actor, humanist, mentor

Emotive performances and a willingness to share were his enduring qualities, writes Kwanele Sosibo

Winston Ntshona put his body in the line of fire

Known primarily for starring in the Fugard-directed plays, Ntshona has also enjoyed a lengthy film career

Athol Fugard: All is not, and never will be, lost

As SA's most decorated playwright, takes to the stage for the last time, he explains why he will never lose his optimism for the 
country’s future.

From Fugard to the future with James Ngcobo

The Market Theatre's James Ngcobo is just as committed to newcomers as he is to classic plays, writes Perzy Zvomuya.

Fugard in fine form with tender new play

The Blue Iris, a new work from the pen of 80-year-old Athol Fugard, is as delicate and finely detailed as the flower from which it takes its name.

Athol Fugard: A man of obstinacy and courage

A new documentary charts the struggle of playwright Athol Fugard against the violence of apartheid.

‘Political correctness takes away your balls’

World-renowned and mostly overseas-based, Athol Fugard finds that he inevitably writes for fellow South ­Africans, whose code he mastered long ago.

In the heart of District Six

District Six, in the east end of Cape Town, was once one of the most culturally mixed neighbourhoods in South Africa.

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