MUST SEE: Master Harold… and the boys

MUST SEE: Master Harold… and the boys

The production runs from September 21 at the National Theatre

TONY AWARD-winning playwright Athol Fugard’s Master Harold… and the boys returns to audiences and this time at London’s National Theatre.

The semi-autobiographical work is a must-see, and first premiered at Yale Repertory Theatre in 1982 before moving onto Broadway. The story reflects apartheid-era South Africa and analyses the nature of friendship, and the ways people are capable of hurting even those they love – something Fugard related to and drew on from his own experiences to shape the story.

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