Blood Knot


This landmark classic from South Africa’s most acclaimed playwright, Athol Fugard, is a harrowing fable of two brothers bound by blood and separated by color. The light-skinned Morris and his darker-skinned brother Zachariah share a one-room shack in Port Elizabeth, where their childhood memories form a bond that runs deep. But when Zachariah’s pen-pal, a white woman, announces her intention to meet him in person, it is Morris who cloaks himself in the clothes and mannerisms he learned while “passing” in white society in order to pose as his brother. Helmed by Studio Theatre founding artistic director Joy Zinoman, The Blood Knot is the first installment in Mosaic's South Africa Rep. 

Presented by Mosaic Theater Company of DC

Show Type
Running Time
90 minutes
(0 Intermissions)
Appropriate For 16+ Price Ranges
$15 - $60

Discount Tickets Available

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Box Office Phone: 202-399-7993

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 03/29/2017 - 04/30/2017
Sunday 3:00pm--
Monday ---
Tuesday 8:00pm--
Wednesday 8:00pm--
Thursday 8:00pm--
Friday 8:00pm--
Saturday 3:00pm8:00pm-
Important Dates

Special Performances

  • 04/06/2017 - 11:00am Student Matinee

Extra Performances

  • 04/24/2017 - 8:00pm
Performer Role
Tom Story Morris
Anika Harden Woman
Nathan Hinton Zachariah
Production Personnel
Athol Fugard
Joy Zinoman
Costume Designer
Brandee Mathies
Set Designer
Debra Booth
Sound Designer
David Lamont Wilson
Lighting Designer
Michael Gianetti
Mongezi Ntaka
Projections/Media Designer
Patrick Lord


Atlas Performing Arts Center
1333 H Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
About the Venue:
X2 bus from Gallery Pl/Chinatown. H2 Bus from Union Stn. DC Streetcar from H St/Union Station or Benning Rd/Oklahoma Ave

Getting There

  • Union Station (Red Line)


  • Street parking
  • Valet parking


  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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