Sorrows and Rejoicings

by  Athol Fugard

Full Length Play, Drama  /  1m, 3f

"Fugard's most magical, heartbreaking study of South Africa." - The New York Post

"Eloquent, moving and piercingly sad...Athol Fugard's play is rich in moments of intense anguish." - The New Yorker

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Sorrows and Rejoicings

by  Athol Fugard

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Two women meet in a small Karoo village after the funeral of David, the man they both loved. One is white and was his wife. The other is black and the mother of his child. David, who was driven into exile because of his political activism against apartheid, reappears in the searing memories of the women. During a hot afternoon of truth and reconciliation, treaties of love are painfully hammered out. The young confront the old, and what is hope for these individuals is hope for the new South Africa.
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"Fugard's most magical, heartbreaking study of South Africa." - The New York Post

"Eloquent, moving and piercingly sad...Athol Fugard's play is rich in moments of intense anguish." - The New Yorker

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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 Aloe ...

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