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"Master Harold"...and the boys - Athol Fugard
"Master Harold"...and the boys
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Academy-Award winner Athol Fugard, one of theatre's most acclaimed playwrights, finds humor and heartbreak in the friendship of Harold, a 17-year old white boy in 1950's South Africa, and the two middle aged black servants who raised him. Racism unexpectedly shatters Harold's childhood and... show more
Academy-Award winner Athol Fugard, one of theatre's most acclaimed playwrights, finds humor and heartbreak in the friendship of Harold, a 17-year old white boy in 1950's South Africa, and the two middle aged black servants who raised him. Racism unexpectedly shatters Harold's childhood and friendships in this absorbing, affecting coming of age play. Initially banned from production in South Africa, the play was a Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding New Play. A L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Leon Addison Brown, Keith David and Bobby Steggert.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140481877 (0140481877)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
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Not Quite Home
Not Quite Home rated it
4.0 Master Harold and the Boys
I read this thinking I might use it in class, but the profanity makes it a "no go," so even though I really enjoyed this and know my kids would love to discuss this as a class, I'm going to have to bypass Master Harold & the Boys. Pity.
Bettie's Books
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3.0 X Master Harold . . . And The Boys (Penguin Plays) - Athol Fugard Master Harold . . . And The Boys
bookshelves: published-1982, play-dramatisation, winter-20102011, lifestyles-deathstyles, african-continent, racism, afr-s-africa Read on January 15, 2011 The role that won Zakes Mokae a Tony Award brought Danny Glover back to the New York stage for the Roundabout Theatre's revival of this s...
Bettie's Books
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On a wet and windy 1950s afternoon in the St George's Park Tea Room, Port Elizabeth, waiters Sam and Willie are practising their dance steps, unaware that the owner's son, Hally, who grew up with them, is about to change their relationship forever. Athol Fugard's semi-autobiographical play asks who ...
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