Written by Athol Fugard; directed by Adriana Baer
Mr. M - Bobby Mermea
Isbel Dyson - Chelsie Kinney
Thami Mbikwana - Gilbert Feliciano
Setting: Camdeboo, South Africa, 1985
Thami, a black student in an apartheid school is in a debate contest with a white girl from a privileged white school under the direction of Mr. M. Mr. M believes his student Thami is outstanding and has a chance to go far within the limits of blacks in apartheid South Africa--Thami turns to revolution, to break the boundaries that Mr. M sees no way to escape in the short run and turns in the revolutionaries and is subsequently killed by them.
Well acted, another excellent play from the incomparable Mr. Fugard.
John Street Cafe (Grade A)
7 years ago