Fio presents The Island by Athol Fugard

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Fio presents The Island by Athol Fugard

Time: October 27, 2018 at 7:30pm to October 29, 2018 at 7:30pm
Location: Chapter Arts Centre
Website or Map: https://www.chapter.org/fio-p…
Event Type: theatre
Organized By: Fio
Latest Activity: Oct 25, 2018

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Two men, political prisoners and unlikely friends, stagger through days of pointless, back-breaking labour, coping with vicious beatings from the guards and spending their nights remembering a life outside their current misery. They prepare for a performance of Antigone in front of the other inmates and guards – an act of defiance from people who have lost everything...

This soaring, award-winning drama draws on the stories that linger from the notorious prison on Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated. This production is part of celebrating Black History Month in Wales. Supported by Creu Cymru and Arts Council Wales.

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