The Shadow of the Hummingbird

The Shadow of the Hummingbird

by: Athol Fugard

by: Athol Fugard

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The Shadow of the Hummingbird

The Shadow of the Hummingbird

by: Athol Fugard

by: Athol Fugard

Overview

When Oupa is visited by his ten-year-old grandson (who is playing hooky from school) the two spend a memorable afternoon together.  The boy reminds the old man of his lost sense of wonder, while the child is given a bit of hard-earned wisdom.  In a charming meditation on the beauty and transience of the world around us, Fugard continues to mine the depths of the human spirit with profound empathy and heart.

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Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

Details

  • Genre: Not Applicable
  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Cast Attributes: Roles for Children, Parts for Senior Actors
  • Target Audience: Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

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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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