Tag Archives: Athol Fugard

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Whither the Political Theatre?

South African playwright Athol Fugard has excoriated his fellow playwrights in Britain and America for failing to maintain the tradition of politically engaged theatre. But maybe the problem is that playwrights already agree with him and are trying to follow in his footsteps–only, that mode of political theatre just doesn’t matter anymore.

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Five Questions for Deborah Black

Name: Deborah Black Title/Occupation:  performer URL: www.deborahblack.net 1. Where did you grow up and how did you end up where you are now? I grew up in rural, western Pennsylvania, about 1.5 hours southeast of Pittsburgh in the Appalachian Mountains.  My grandfather had a fairly