THE ISLAND

By Athol Fugard

September 3-13, 2008

 

The place: Robben Island, South Africa’s notorious apartheid–era prison, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years. In Fugard’s modern classic, two political prisoners, rehearsing a performance of Antigone in their cramped cell, must balance personal loyalties against their struggle to survive. The Island celebrates the strength of friendship and the power of the human spirit.

 

Photos by Jason Arrol

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