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A South African pastor and a young teacher from Cape Town battle over the fate of an eccentric elderly widow.
The play won the 1988 New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Foreign Play.
Athol Fugard was born in Middelburg, South Africa in 1932 and grew up in Port Elizabeth, the setting for many of his plays. After spending two years at the University of Cape Town and working as a deck hand, Fugard took up acting and then started to write his own plays. He moved to Johannesburg in 1958, where he set…