"Master Harold"-- and the boys

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Penguin Books, 1984 - Drama - 60 pages
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 1950. The play begins with two black men - in their 40s - dancing, practicing for the Eastern Province Ballroom Dancing Championships. They are Sam and Willie, two servants who work in the modest, failing restaurant owned by

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User Review  - Emily Lewis - Goodreads

A tight, careful play -- not a word wasted. Funny at times, but mostly just poignant. There's a quietly unsettling pull of racism and classism and ignorance and intolerance throughout the play which ... Read full review

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User Review  - Samantha Sorour - Goodreads

This play was so much more then I expected having read it for varsity it is not something I would normally read. The ideology in the drama and the hope one feels from the characters particularly Sam ... Read full review

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Fugard, South African playwright, actor and director, is one of the world's leading theatre artists.

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