::"Master Harold"...and the Boys


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"Master Harold"...and the Boys is a play by Athol Fugard. Set in 1950, it was first produced at the Yale Repertory Theatre in March 1982 and made its premiere on Broadway on 4 May at the Lyceum Theatre,<ref name=Rich>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> where it ran for 344 performances. The play takes place in South Africa during apartheid era, and depicts how institutionalized racism, bigotry or hatred can become absorbed by those who live under it.

The play was initially banned from production in South Africa.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=pressrelease |type=Press release }}</ref> It was the first of Fugard's plays to premiere outside of South Africa.<ref name=Rich/>

"Master Harold"...and the Boys sections
Intro  Plot  Critical reception  Casting History  Adaptations  References  Further reading  External links