Director: Roy Alexander Weise; Written by: Athol Fugard; Cast: (the cast may change on different dates) Lucian Msamati, Lucian Msamati
Sam and Willie are practising their dance steps in the St George's Park Tea Room where they work, getting ready for the finals of the ballroom dancing championship.
Hally arrives from school to hide out in the tea room and watch them dance. They've been friends to Hally his whole life but this is 1950's South Africa, at the height of Apartheid... and he's Master Harold, and they are the boys.
Athol Fugard's semi-autobiographical masterwork explores the nature of friendship, and the ways that people are capable of hurting even those they love.
Hansard, at the National Theatre – 22 Aug to 24 Oct 2019 – Hansard is a witty new play about a Tory MP who returns home who find his secrets uncovered during a marital spat.
Les Miserables all-star concert – 10 Aug to 30 Nov 2019 – Michael Ball and Alfie Boe will be starring in this all-star concert version of the long-running West End show Les Miserables
The Secret River — National Theatre – 22 Aug to 7 Sep 2019 – A story about an English convict who lands in Australia to find that the land he wants already belongs to the locals
Translations — National Theatre – 15 to 26 Oct 2019 – A story about two British Army officers arriving in rural Donegal to redraw their local map but with English place names
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