A World Premiere
Written By & Starring Athol Fugard
Introductory Scene by Paula Fourie, with extracts from
Athol Fugard's Unpublished Notebooks
Directed by Gordon Edelstein
March 26 - April 27, 2014
Running time: 60 minutes with no intermission
"To lose yourself in the imagined universe of a play
is perhaps one way of retaining a sliver of the
innocence Mr. Fugard’s Oupa so cherishes."
-Charles Isherwood, The New York Times
“FUGARD DELIVERS ON ALL FRONTS...
-New Haven Register
"FUGARD'S HUMMINGBIRD FLIES"
-New Haven Independent
| • Athol Fugard
• Aidan and Dermot McMillan
About the Play
Legendary playwright Athol Fugard returns to the stage for the first time in 15 years in his newest play. When Fugard’s character 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.
“The greatest active playwright in the English-speaking world”
– TIME Magazine
THE CREATIVE TEAM
Director - Gordon Edelstein
Writer of Introductory Scene - Paula Fourie
Set Design - Eugene Lee
Costume Design - Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design - Michael Chybowski
Sound Design - John Gromada
Production Stage Manager - Jason Kaiser