Play directory : The Island

Welcome to the Mandy Crew USA Plays Directory.

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other Mandy Crew USA members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Athol Fugard
  • Written
    1973
  • Setting
    Robben Island prison
  • Overview
    The Island is a tribute to the men and women who, with indomitable courage and a longing for freedom, were imprisoned for taking part in the fight for a free and democratic South Africa.

    Following its première in 1973, the play toured internationally and was received with enormous acclaim, including Tony Awards for the two actors - John Kani and Winston Ntshona