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Blood Knot - Full Length Play, Drama

Blood Knot

Athol Fugard

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Full Length Play, Drama

2m

ISBN: 9780573606151

"Best play of the year." - The New York Times

Blood Knot is a parable of two brothers who share a one-room shack near Port Elizabeth, South Africa: Zachariah is dark-skinned and Morris, light-skinned. They share the same mother but find their differences lead them to a common bond as br…

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Description

Full Length Play

Drama

Time Period - 1960s

Settings Of Play - A one-room shack in Korsten, near Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Period Costumes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Blood Knot is a parable of two brothers who share a one-room shack near Port Elizabeth, South Africa: Zachariah is dark-skinned and Morris, light-skinned. They share the same mother but find their differences lead them to a common bond as brothers and men. Saving to buy a farm where they may retire Morris is the "slave", cooking and cleaning while Zach earns money for them both. When Morrie joins a lonely hearts club on his brother's behalf, they find themselves awaiting the visit of a White woman who will never arrive.
"Best play of the year." - The New York Times
Characters

CASTING

2m

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

All Male, Multicultural casting

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

ZACHARIAH - dark-skinned
MORRIS - light-skinned
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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author
Athol Fugard

Athol Fugard

Athol Fugard is an internationally acclaimed South African playwright whose best-known work deals with the political and social upheaval of the apartheid system in South Africa. He was educated at the University of Cape Town. His plays include The Captain's Tiger, Valley Song, My Children! My Africa, A Lesson from Aloes, The Island, and the award-winning Sizwe Banzi is Dead. Mr. Fugard has ... view full profile

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