* World Premiere

Sizwe Bansi Is Dead (1976)
This is play from Africa. It is an intimate, dramatic story about human worth, identity, and dignity as well as a hard look the realties of the South African political scene. Although it reflects the conditions under which black South Africans live, there are moments of great fun between the two principal characters. Human nature fights disaster with laughter, and this play is a joyous hymn to human nature. The play was first performed at London’s Royal Court Theatre and last season on Broadway.
About the Play
About the Production
Run Dates: 6/17/1976 - 7/10/1976
Program: Program (.pdf)
Venue: Queen Anne
Directed By: Gregory A. Falls
Cast: Joe Fields - Sizwe Bansi
Mel Johnson, Jr. - Styles; Buntu
Behind the Scenes: Richard Devin - Lighting Designer
Bill Forrester - Scenic Designer
Eileen MacRae Murphy - Stage Manager
Sally Richardson - Costume Designer