My Children! My Africa! transfers to Trafalgar Studios 2


Two Sheds Theatre will present My Children! My Africa!, by Athol Fugard, at Trafalgar Studios 2 from 4 to 29 August 2015, with an official opening on 10 August 2015. This follows an acclaimed run at the Tristan Bates Theatre in April of this year.

The production will be directed by Roger Mortimer & Deborah Edgington with set and costumes design by Nancy Surman, lighting by Jack Weir and sound by Erin Witton.

Synopsis: "Set in the South Africa of 1984 - the fourth decade of apartheid, the play tells the story of Thami, a young and brilliant black man as two opposing forces struggle for his soul. His teacher insists that education, even the inferior 'Bantu' education he is forced to teach, is the way to liberation. But Thami has begun to listen to angrier voices..."

Writer Athol Fugard is a Tony, Evening Standard and Writers' Circle Award-winner and is best known for 'Master Harold and the Boys', 'Sizwe Bansi is Dead' and 'The Road to Mecca'. This will be the first professional production of My Children! My Africa! in London since it was first staged at the National Theatre in 1990.

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