Fugard's Coming Home Ends Long Wharf Run Feb. 8

News   Fugard's Coming Home Ends Long Wharf Run Feb. 8 Coming Home, the latest work from Tony-nominated playwright Athol Fugard, concludes its world-premiere engagement at the Long Wharf Theatre Feb. 8.

Staged by Long Wharf artistic director Gordon Edelstein, Coming Home began performances in New Haven Jan. 14 and officially opened Jan. 21.

The cast features Colman Domingo (Passing Strange, "Miracle at St. Ana"), Roslyn Ruff (Kennedy Center Jitney), Lou Ferguson (Drowning Crow, Two Trains Running), Namunba Santos and Mel Eichler.

Coming Home, according to press notes, "is the story of Veronica Jonkers, a young woman who left her beloved grandfather's farm to pursue her dreams of a singing career in Cape Town. Carrying a painful secret and a heart full of disappointment, she returns after his death and strives to plant the seeds of a new life for her young son."

The Long Wharf design team included Tony-winning set designer Eugene Lee, costume designer Jessica Ford, lighting designer Stephen Strawbridge and sound designer Corrine Livinston.

Fugard's plays include Bloodknot, Boesman and Lena, Sizwe Bansi is Dead, The Island, Master Harold and the Boys, My Children! My Africa!, Exits and Entrances, Victory, Bootjie and the Oubaas and Visions and Dreams. For tickets and more information visit longwharf.org.

The Long Wharf Theatre is located at 222 Sargent Drive in New Haven, CT.