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Roundabout Theatre Company presents the premiere of Athol Fugard's drama.

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The Road to Mecca Ends

The Road to Mecca Ends
Date
Mar 4, 2012
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Athol Fugard's The Road to Mecca plays its final performance at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre.

Set in South Africa in 1974, The Road to Mecca is based on the true story of Miss Helen Martins, an aging woman who transforms her home into a glittering work of art after her husband’s passing. When the church pastor attempts ...

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Squigs Captures the Candlelit World of The Road to Mecca

Squigs Captures the Candlelit World of The Road to Mecca

Critics are raving about the emotional three-way battle between Rosemary Harris, Carla Gugino and Jim Dale in the Broadway mounting of The Road to Mecca, so Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robinson headed to the American Airlines Theatre to see the trio in action. Squigs penned an emotional portrait based on Athol Fugard’s drama about a elderly South ...

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New Feature! The Road to Mecca Star Jim Dale's Role Call of Favorite Characters

New Feature! The Road to Mecca Star Jim Dale's Role Call of Favorite Characters

To borrow a lyric from Barnum, the colors of Jim Dale’s theatrical life are bountiful and bold—which makes the Tony-winning star, now celebrating his 55th year in show business, the perfect actor to inaugurate Broadway.com’s newest feature, Role Call. Dale is currently giving a lovely performance as South African clergyman Marius Byleveld in Roundabout Theatre Company ...

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The Road to Mecca Celebrates an Illuminating Opening Night

The Road to Mecca Celebrates an Illuminating Opening Night

Let there be light! It was a star-studded night on Broadway on January 17, when Athol Fugard’s shimmering South African drama, The Road to Mecca, officially opened at the American Airlines Theatre. Tony winners Rosemary Harris and Jim Dale and stage and screen favorite Carla Gugino transported the opening night audience back to the South African apartheid era in ...

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Rosemary Harris, Carla Gugino and Jim Dale Bask in the Opening Night Glow at The Road to Mecca

Rosemary Harris, Carla Gugino and Jim Dale Bask in the Opening Night Glow at The Road to Mecca
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On January 17, The Road to Mecca stars Rosemary Harris, Carla Gugino and Jim Dale had reason to celebrate: The distinguished threesome gave their opening night performance in Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway revival of Athol Fugard's 1987 drama. After curtain call at the American Airlines Theatre, Harris, Gugino, Dale, director Gordon Edelstein and a star-studded group of friends ...

Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Enjoy Their Journey to The Road to Mecca?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Enjoy Their Journey to The Road to Mecca?

Athol Fugard’s 1987 drama The Road to Mecca has taken up residence in the American Airlines Theatre in its first-ever Broadway staging. Starring Tony winners Rosemary Harris and Jim Dale and stage and screen vet Carla Gugino, the play is based on the true story of Helen Martins, an elderly and radical visual artist who turns her home into ...

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The Road to Mecca, Starring Rosemary Harris, Carla Gugino and Jim Dale, Opens on Broadway

The Road to Mecca, Starring Rosemary Harris, Carla Gugino and Jim Dale, Opens on Broadway

The Broadway premiere of Athol Fugard’s 1987 drama The Road to Mecca, starring Tony winners Rosemary Harris and Jim Dale and stage and screen vet Carla Gugino, opens January 17 at the American Airlines Theatre. Directed by Gordon Edelstein, the production is slated to run until March 4.

Celebrity guests expected to attend the opening night performance include Connie ...

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The Road to Mecca Director Gordon Edelstein on Collaborating With 'Gracious and Generous' Playwright Athol Fugard

The Road to Mecca Director Gordon Edelstein on Collaborating With 'Gracious and Generous' Playwright Athol Fugard

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Gordon Edelstein has directed acclaimed productions on Broadway (The Homecoming), off-Broadway (Some Americans Abroad) and at the Long Wharf Theatre (The Glass Menagerie), where he has served as artistic director for the past 10 seasons. Edelstein is currently helming Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway premiere of Athol Fugard's 1987 drama The Road to Mecca, starring Tony ...

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A Candlelit First Look at The Road to Mecca, Starring Rosemary Harris, Jim Dale and Carla Gugino

A Candlelit First Look at The Road to Mecca, Starring Rosemary Harris, Jim Dale and Carla Gugino
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Previews have begun for the revival of Athol Fugard’s The Road to Mecca, and we’ve got a first look at production shots from the classic South African drama. The play, which officially opens on January 17 at the American Airlines Theatre, stars Tony winners Rosemary Harris and Jim Dale and stage and screen veteran Carla Gugino. The Road ...

Athol Fugard’s The Road to Mecca, Starring Carla Gugino, Rosemary Harris and Jim Dale, Begins Previews

Athol Fugard’s The Road to Mecca, Starring Carla Gugino, Rosemary Harris and Jim Dale, Begins Previews

The first-ever Broadway mounting of The Road to Mecca, the gripping South African drama by Athol Fugard, begins previews on December 16 at the American Airlines Theatre. Starring Tony winners Rosemary Harris and Jim Dale and stage and screen star Carla Gugino, the Roundabout Theatre production will officially open on January 17, 2012.

Based on a true story, The Road ...

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