The Road to Mecca
by Athol Fugard. The play which made the eccentric Helen Martins of Nieu Bethesda world famous, using her story to explore the soul of the artist. First performed at the Market Theatre in 1984, directed by the author and with Yvonne Bryceland as Helen. (Winner of numerous awards, including a 1988 **) The film, produced by Anant Singh, starred Bryceland and Academy Award-winner Cathy Bates and Fugard himself, was made in 19**. The text was published in 19** by Oxford University Press?**. A revival of the play, featuring Lida Meiring and directed by ** won a Fleur du Cap Best Actress Award in 1989. Also published by Faber & Faber.
Nico Malan Theatre pamphlets, Aug-Nov 1989
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