Athol Fugard's The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek
About Athol Fugard's The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek
You can always count on South African playwright Athol Fugard to portray mankind with powerful and poignant stories steeped in history and bound by art. In "The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek" outsider artist Nukain paints the rocks on the land that he tends, and Fugard uses them “as a powerful symbol of man’s dignity in a modern day context” (Variety) Painted Rocks is a timely play “torn from the headlines”, reflecting history then and now and the ongoing challenges to offer everyone the dignity they deserve. Four intriguing characters amidst the background of a South African landscape dotted with art.