Exits and Entrances

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Dramatists Play Service, 2005 - 36 страница
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"A thought-provoking, elegant, and engrossing new play by Athol Fugard."-"The Hollywood Reporter"

"A rare playwright, who could be a primary candidate for either the Nobel Prize in Literature or the Nobel Peace Prize."-"The New Yorker"

"Athol Fugard can say more with a single line than most playwrights convey in an entire script. One phrase from his new play, 'He's dying of unimportance, ' relates to an offstage character, but it also strikingly sums up the slow, painful decline of its fading actor protagonist. More than that, it dramatizes the fear of all people who no longer feel admired, needed, or wanted."-"Variety"

This new play about life and art by renowned playwright Athol Fugard is based on his early friendship with actor Andrew Huegonit, considered the finest classical actor of their native South Africa. Taking place mostly in dressing rooms over a five-year period between 1956 and 1961, it is the story of the one great artist's exit from the stage just as another was beginning his career in the theater. "Exits and Entrances" is the 13th Fugard title published by Theatre Communications Group since 1985, with over 93,000 copies of his work sold to date.

Athol Fugard has been working in the theater as a playwright, director, and actor since the mid-1950s in South Africa, England, and the United States. His major works for the stage include "Blood Knot," "Master Harold . . . and the boys," "My Children! My Africa!," "A Lesson From Aloes," "The Road to Mecca," "Valley Song," and "The Captain's Tiger." He has been widely produced in South Africa, London, Broadway, off-Broadway, and regional theaters in the United States.

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Born in Cape Town and educated at Port Elizabeth Technical College and Cape Town University, Athol Fugard is a leading white South African playwright. After finishing his education, Fugard worked as a seaman and journalist before becoming an actor, director, and playwright. His commitment to the antiapartheid struggle through his plays and other dramatic productions is as long as it is effective in portraying the traumas of racial tensions in the lives of both white and black South Africans. The setting of his plays is contemporary South Africa, but the bleakness and frustrations of life they present, especially for those on the fringes of society, raise the plays to the level of universal human tragedy. Because of their subject, his plays have sometimes met with official opposition. Blood Knot (1960), about two coloured brothers, one light-skinned and one dark-skinned, was censored, and some of his other works have only been published abroad. Fugard has frequently collaborated in his productions with black playwrights and actors, like John Kani and Winston Ntsona, with whom he produced the highly acclaimed and frequently produced plays, Siswe Bansi Is Dead (1973) and Statements (1972). His work is quite popular in England, and later plays, Master Harold and the Boys (1982), The Road to Mecca (1984), and A Place With the Pigs (1987), have been staged at the National Theatre. Fugard has also written screenplays and a novel, Tsotsi (1980) which was adapted to the screen in 2005 and received an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. His recent works are Exits and Entrances (2004), Booitjie and the Oubaas (2006), Victory (2007), Coming Home (2009), Have you seen Us (2009), and The Train Driver (2010).

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