Blood Knot by Athol Fugard

Overview

Between patchwork walls in a one-room shack, two biracial South African brothers grapple with crippling poverty and lonely isolation. Morris, the punctilious force that keeps their room tidy, is light-skinned enough to pass for white, but dark-skinned Zach feels imprisoned by his job at a whites-only park. When they find themselves on some dangerous new ground, the brothers must come face to face with the blood knot between them.

Athol Fugard’s revolutionary breakthrough play is a searing indictment of apartheid and one of his most celebrated works.

Pictured above: Colman Domingo and Scott Shepard in Blood Knot by Athol Fugard. Photo by Joan Marcus.
Dates
January 31 - March 11, 2012
Running Time
2 hours 30 minutes, with a 15 minute intermission
Venue

The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre

Residency

BLOOD KNOT TRAILER

Cast

Zachariah
Colman Domingo
Morris
Scott Shepherd

Creative

Scenic Design
Christopher H. Barreca
Costume Design
Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design
Stephen Strawbridge
Sound Design
Brett Jarvis
Original Music
Doug Wieselman
Dialect Coach
Barbara Rubin
Fight Direction
Rick Sordelet
Production Stage Manager
Pamela Salling

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