Lucius Robinson and Alphonse Nicholson Perform Brilliantly in “Blood Knot” at The ArtsCenter

Triangle theater veterans Lucius Robinson (left) and J. Alphonse Nicholson star as brothers Morris and Zachariah in Athol Fugard's 1961 drama "Blood Knot," which will repeat March 19th and 20th

Though “Blood Knot” was written prior to the end of Apartheid, it is clear that the ramifications of the racial divide continue to cause schisms in both the country’s fabric, as well as within families. Given the responsibility of marking the time with subtle discussions juxtaposed against the last scene’s primal violence, the Lucius Robinson and J. Alphonse Nicholson performed brilliantly ….

“Acts of Witness” Includes “Blood Knot” and “Poetic Portraits of a Revolution,” Performed in Rotation

In honor of South African author and anti-apartheid activist Athol Fugard’s March 19-23 visit to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, StreetSigns Center for Literature and Performance and The Sacrificial Poets will present “Act of Witness,” which includes two plays – Fugard’s early drama “Blood Knot” (1961) and “Poetic Portraits of a Revolution,” created in 2011 by Kane Smego, Will McInerney, Mohammad Moussa, and Sameer Abdel-khalek — March 2-20 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC.