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"MASTER HAROLD"...and the boys - 1982 - Broadway

The role that won Zakes Mokae a Tony Award brought Danny Glover back to the New York stage for the Roundabout Theatre's revival of this searing coming of age story, considered by many to be Fugard's masterpiece. A white teen who has grown up in the affectionate company of the two black waiters who work in his mother's tea room in Port Elizabeth learns that his viciously racist alcoholic father is on his way home from the hospital. An ensuing rage unwittingly triggers his inevitable passage into the culture of hatred fostered by apartheid.

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Lyceum Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
149 W. 45th St.
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by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2021
Star of stage and screen Susie Blake (Mrs Brown's Boys, Bev Unwin in Coronation Street, Nativity 3, Miss Marple in The Mirror Crack'd, Mrs Fisher in Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em) joins the company as pub landlady Maggie, alongside Parisa Shahmir (The Last Ship) as Alwyn, Deborah Tracey (Standing At The Sky's Edge) as record label manager Leah and Georgia Bruce (Malory Towers) as Sally.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 3, 2021
Syracuse Stage reopens its doors for public performances with a fully staged professional reading of “Baldwin vs. Buckley: The Faith of Our Fathers,” a “theatricalization” by Stage's resident playwright Kyle Bass of the 1965 debate between writer and Civil Rights activist James Baldwin and conservative commentator William F. Buckley, Jr. The debate took place at Cambridge University and was broadcast by the BBC.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 29, 2020
EgoPo Classic Theater announces its 2020-2021 Season of Isolations, a festival of four radically intimate theatrical events experienced in innovative socially distanced formats.
by Vickie Evans - Sep 15, 2021
Meet The Masterminds, Director Elizabeth Flax and Playwright Coolidge Harris II, Behind The Stage Play, 'Greenwood', Based On The Tulsa, Oklahoma Massacre, A Love Story With A Historical Proponent. Performed At Matthews Playhouse, Matthews, NC, September 17th and 18th.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2020
The Black British Theatre Awards 2020 championed the artistic excellence and achievements of the black creatives and performers across all aspects of theatre. The program's first television broadcast on Sky Arts highlighted a cross section of some of the 2020 award-winners. 
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2020
The National Theatre has today announced it is creating a new filmed version of Romeo & Juliet for television, temporarily transforming the vast stage spaces of its Lyttelton theatre into a film studio to capture Shakespeare's timeless play for a new generation of audiences.
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2020
The Fugard Theatre has announced it will soon be launching a new digital platform through its website.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 3, 2021
Kansas City Actors Theatre's governing Board of Directors is excited to announce the election of Gary Heisserer as the next Board President of Kansas City Actors Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2021
When two young actors challenge -and, indeed, even dare - two older actors to suddenly present a speech or monologue on a crowded street full of passers-by, interesting things can happen. The result?: Darryl Maximilian Robinson performs Rudyard Kipling's 'If' on Sunset Blvd In Hollywood!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021
Darryl Maximilian Robinson joined veteran entertainment journalist and host Ron Brewington to discuss public theatre performance, politics, systemic racism, The Covid-19 Pandemic and The Oscars during his third appearance on 'The Actor's Choice'.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2021
Out of the Box Theatrics will hold “Our Last Five Years,” a virtual celebration on Wednesday, May 19 at 7:30 pm, to relive some of the remarkable moments from the company’s memorable productions over its first five years.  
by Stephi Wild - Mar 6, 2020
The cast has been revealed for The Fugard Theatre's South African premiere production of Terrence McNally's hilarious Tony Award winning farce IT'S ONLY A PLAY.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 5, 2020
Variety reports that Delroy Lindo has joined the cast of 'Harlem's Kitchen' on ABC.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 19, 2021
During the Shaw Festival's Annual General Meeting, Board Chair Peter E.S. Jewett welcomed new members Philip Akin, Dr. Glen Bandiera and Sylvia Bennett to the Board of Directors.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Fugard Theatre announces its suspension of operations from 29 March until 1 June 2020, following the completion of the MASTER HAROLD AND THE BOYS run and scheduled MOFFIE screenings.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2020
The latest play by Tony Award winning playwright Athol Fugard and Paula Fourie will have its world premiere in Stellenbosch in April.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 9, 2021
Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Davis, Sara Ramírez and Chris Noth will star in the upcoming revival series.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 9, 2021
An exceptional contemporary drama concludes the reimagined 2020/2021 season as Syracuse Stage presents Athol Fugard's award-winning “'Master Harold' . . . and the Boys,” available as video on demand June 16 – July 4.
by Timothy Treanor - Jun 17, 2021
It is 1950, and on a rainy South African afternoon in the St. George’s Park Tea Room, Hally (Nick Apostolina) is becoming himself. He was a boy – one prone to arrogance and self-pity, certainly but vulnerable, and capable of sweetness and hope. But now he is becoming a man – a brutal man, “MASTER HAROLD”, who embraces the world’s ugliness and claims it as his own. He does this by spitting in the face of Sam (L. Peter Callender), a Black man who had sheltered him to that point from the world’s worst, including his own father. In this primal way Master Harold joins the oppressors as a way of not joining the oppressed.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 17, 2021
Syracuse Stage today announced plans to resume live and in person performance in the 2021/2022 season.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2020
The National Theatre today announces a further five productions that will be streamed as a part of the National Theatre at Home series.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2020
The Fugard Theatre's new digital platform THE FUGARD AT HOME launches on 1 June, presenting a unique opportunity to access a range of theatrical content on The Fugard Theatre's website. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 30, 2020
The Board of Directors of RUBICON THEATRE of Ventura, California, has appointed Ovation, NAACP and Garland Award-Winner CHRIS BUTLER as the company's new Associate Artistic Director.
by Bruce Apar - Jul 19, 2021
'Just to be back in person doing theater again feels like such a gift after being on computers for a year or more.'
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2020
National Theatre concludes its National Theatre at Home program, with Amadeus, streaming tonight at 7pm UK time, 2pm EST.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2021
Westport Country Playhouse Radio Theater, a free-of-charge broadcast series, in partnership with WSHU Public Radio, will present the new audio play combining humor and suspense, “Special Delivery,” on Saturday, July 10, at 1:06 p.m. (following a news update at top of the hour), with a rebroadcast on Sunday, July 11, at 4:06 p.m.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 6, 2021
Today's top stories: get a sneak peek at Isaac Mizrahi's ISAAC@CAFECARLYLE with Jackie Hoffman, BroadwayHD announces January lineup, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 6, 2020
Today's top stories: Erika Jayne and Paul Szot join the Broadway company of Chicago, and more!
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jan 4, 2021
Today's episode features stage and screen star Stanley Wayne Mathis, who last appeared on Broadway in The Book of Mormon.
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 25, 2021
The National Theatre's new filmed version of Romeo & Juliet for television is coming soon! The play was originally to have played to theatre audiences in the NT's Olivier auditorium from Summer 2020.
by Lindsay Kruger - Jan 24, 2020
Greg Karvellas is back in the director's seat for The Fugard Theatre's production of the poignant 'MASTER HAROLD'... AND THE BOYS. Having recently directed the critically-acclaimed STATEMENTS AFTER AN ARREST UNDER THE IMMORALITY ACT, Karvellas reveals to BroadwayWorld what he learnt about Fugard, where he is taking MASTER HAROLD, and why this historical play still resonates today.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2021
EgoPo’s 2020-21 season continues with a presentation of Lawrence Theatre Company’s newest play, Three OG’s, as a live, virtual reading at 8pm on January 22nd, 2021. Written by Lawrence Theatre Company’s founder, Derrell Lawrence, Three OG’s stars John Canada Terrell, Brian Anthony Wilson and Lawrence’s Artistic Director, Damien J. Wallace.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2021
Syracuse Stage today announced adjustments to the schedule for the remainder of the 2020/2021 season. These adjustments include replacing previously announced shows with new titles and come in direct response to the evolving situation concerning the Covid-19 pandemic.
by Stage Tube - Feb 3, 2020
The Louder We Get runs at Theatre Calgary January 28 - February 22, 2020, in the Arts Commons Max Bell Theatre, in Calgary Alberta, Canada. Tickets are on sale now at theatrecalgary.com.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 25, 2020
The annual Drama Teacher Conference took place at the National Theatre on 20th a?' 21st February 2020, with over 140 drama teachers attending from Inverness to Plymouth.
by Timothy Shawver - Feb 20, 2020
Arizona Theatre Company's current production hits the mark as a historical reminder and, through masterful performances by its cast of three, depicts institutionalized racism's capability to destroy even the most loving relationships.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2020
The Fugard Theatre's acclaimed tenth birthday production of Athol Fugard's masterpiece a?oeMASTER HAROLDa??a??AND THE BOYS has been extended for a final time due to overwhelming demand.
by Lindsay Kruger - Feb 17, 2020
Premiered in 1982, the staying power of Athol Fugard's 'MASTER HAROLD'... AND THE BOYS proves itself in its multiple revivals over the years, and Eric Abraham and The Fugard Theatre's latest 2020 production is one for the history books.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2020
Hub Theatre Company of Boston will launch its highly anticipated season of 'somewhat-Shakespeare' with Wittenberg, a witty and withering piece of historic fanfiction by award-winning playwright David Davalos. The show, directed by Daniel Bourque, runs Friday, March 27 through Saturday, April 11, 2020 at First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street in Boston's Back Bay.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 11, 2020
CELEBRATION THEATRE presents, as part of its Celebrating New Works reading series, AT THE WAKE OF A DEAD DRAG QUEEN by Terry Guest and performing one night only on Tuesday, February 25th at 7:30pm at The West Hollywood City Chambers, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd in West Hollywood.
by Stage Tube - Dec 26, 2019
For the holiday season veteran and award-winning stage actor and play director Darryl Maximilian Robinson ( The Founder, Artistic Director and Producer of the multiracial, non-Equity professional chamber theatre, The Excaliber Shakespeare Company of Chicago and a classically-trained Los Angeles-based performer ) returned to his classical theatre experience ( he began his early professional stage career playing leading and featured roles with The 1982 National Shakespeare Company Tour of New York, The 1985 Indianapolis Shakespeare Festival and The 1989 Bristol Renaissance Faire of Kenosha, Wisconsin ) and reunited with talented editor, video-camerman and fellow actor Danny Belrose to record a less-than-perfect 'Street Theatre' rehearsal of the famed 'St. Crispin's Day Speech' as The King from William Shakespeare's 'Henry V' which Mr. Robinson presented upon the steps of The Entrance of LA's Historic Lincoln Heights Jail ( which he referred to as 'The Old Cypress Prison' ) on the afternoon of December 19, 2019 as part of a series of theatrical activities Mr. Robinson is sharing as part of The Excaliber Shakespeare Company Los Angeles Archival Project.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 23, 2019
Arizona Theatre Company (Sean Daniels, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) presents Athol Fugard's powerfully haunting masterpiece, 'Master Harold' ... and the Boys from Jan. 18- Feb. 8 at the Temple of Music and Art in Tucson and from Feb. 13 to March 1 at the Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 17, 2019
After spending a year on an extended visit to his original hometown of Chicago, Illinois, veteran and award-winning stage actor and play director Darryl Maximilian Robinson, The Founder, Artistic Director and Producer of the multiracial, non-Equity professional chamber theatre, The Excaliber Shakespeare Company of Chicago and Los Angeles-based theatre artist, has returned to The City of Angels, and will discuss both his most recent on-and-off stage endeavors in Chicago and Los Angeles on the Monday December 30, 2019 edition of the internet performing arts program 'The Actor's Choice' hosted by long-time entertainment journalist Ron Brewington in a program that can be viewed live on Youtube at 11:00 am PST.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 12, 2019
After spending a year on an extended visit to his original hometown of Chicago, Illinois, veteran and award-winning stage actor and play director Darryl Maximilian Robinson, The Founder, Artistic Director and Producer of the multiracial, non-Equity professional chamber theatre, The Excaliber Shakespeare Company of Chicago and Los Angeles-based theatre artist, has returned to The City of Angels, and will discuss both his most recent on-and-off stage endeavors on the Monday December 30, 2019 edition of the internet performing arts program 'The Actor's Choice' hosted by long-time entertainment journalist Ron Brewington in a program that can be viewed live on Youtube at 11:00 am PST.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 12, 2019
A star-studded cast has been announced for a new Fugard Theatre production of Athol Fugard's masterpiece a?oeMASTER HAROLDa??a??AND THE BOYS which marks the start of the Fugard Theatre's 2020 season and tenth birthday year. (The Fugard was born on 12 February 2010.)
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present a special celebratory concert to mark the 10th anniversary of the musical Yank! opening off-Broadway. When this romantic gay love story set during WWII opened in 2010 at the York Theatre it was a surprise hit, garnering rave reviews and a raft of award nominations (Best New Musical and Score from the Outer Critics Circle, Outstanding Musical by the Lucille Lortel Awards, and 6 Drama Desk nods, including Best Musical, Music and Lyrics).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2019
The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, will hold its Annual Gala on Monday, April 6, 2020. The evening will celebrate Tony Award-winning actor Matthew Broderick and Emmy Award-winning actor, producer and designer Sarah Jessica Parker; Tony Award-winning actor and Chairman of The Actors Fund Brian Stokes Mitchell; Academy Award-winning producer, co-owner of the New York Football Giants, and philanthropist Steve Tisch; and American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) President Richard L. Trumka as they receive The Actors Fund's Medal of Honor.
by Peter Nason - Apr 7, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!
by Lindsay Kruger - Apr 6, 2020
One month into her role as General Manager and Producer of The Fugard Theatre, Lamees Albertus has had to navigate her way around running a theatre under lockdown. Albertus does a quick Q&A with BroadwayWorld South Africa about lockdown and the arts, and where you can get your Fugard fix.