The Road to Mecca

The Road to Mecca

written by Athol Fugard, 1932-; directed by Steve Albrezzi; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Julie Harris, 1921-, Amy Irving, 1953- and Harris Yulin, 1937- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1996), 2 hours 8 mins

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Abstract / Summary
When her husband dies, aging Miss Helen begins to fill her home in the remote South African bush with strange sculptures made from beer cans and old headlights. A local clergyman and a young woman visitor try to decide whether Miss Helens peculiar art is an outpouring of creativity or an outbreak of madness. An incandescent drama by Athol Fugard, South Africa's most celebrated playwright.Directed by Steve Albrezzi. An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:Julie Harris as Miss HelenAmy Irving as Elsa BarlowHarris Yulin as Marius ByleveldRecorded before a live audience at the DoubleTree Suites, Santa Monica, in February of 1996.
Field of Interest
Drama
Copyright Message
Copyright © 1996 L.A. Theatre Works
Director
Steve Albrezzi
Content Type
Spoken word recording
Duration
2 hours 8 mins
Warning: Contains explicit content
No
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
Drama
Label
L.A. Theatre Works
Performer
Julie Harris, 1921-, Amy Irving, 1953-, Harris Yulin, 1937-
Playwright
Athol Fugard, 1932-
Producer
Susan Loewenberg
Publisher
L.A. Theatre Works
Place Published / Released
Los Angeles, CA
Date Recorded
2012-09-20
Release Date
1996
Setting
Nieu-Bethesda, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Subject
Drama, Theatre, Literature & Language, Music & Performing Arts, Drama, Modern Theater, Drama, Teatro Moderno, Miss Helen, Elsa Barlow, Marius Byleveld
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Drama, Teatro Moderno

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