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The Promise

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One of the most thrilling theatre highlights of the year, the stage production of Damon Galgut’s Booker Prize-winning novel, THE PROMISE, will have its world premiere in South Africa this September to November.

THE PROMISE will be presented from 14 September to 6 October at The Star Theatre at the Homecoming Centre in Cape Town (formerly The Fugard Theatre).

The production will then transfer to The Market Theatre on The John Kani stage from 18 October to 5 November.

THE PROMISE, on stage, is written by Damon Galgut, directed by Sylvaine Strike with stage adaptation by Damon Galgut and Sylvaine Strike.

This is one you definitely don’t want to miss. Be there or be told!


The dazzling cast line-up is:

• Rob van Vuuren (Curse of the Starving Class, Endgame) as Anton

•Kate Normington (Tali’s Baby Diaries, Storm in a B-Cup) as Ma and Maman

•Frank Opperman (Ouboet and Wors, Toutjies en Ferreira) as Pa/Rabbi/Moti

•Chuma Sopotela (Standard Bank Young Artist, Karoo Moose) as Salome

•Cintaine Schutte (Die Seemeeu, Fynskrif, Tien Duisend Ton) as Tannie Marina/Desiree

•Jenny Stead (The Glass Menagerie, Elesin Oba) as Astrid

•Albert Pretorius (Die Seemeeu, Nêrens, Noord-Kaap, Tien Duisend Ton) as Dominee Simms/Ockie/ Dean/ Jake/ Father Batty

•Sanda Shandu (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, The Unlikely Secret Agent) as Lukas/Bob/Politician

•Jane de Wet (Spoorloos, The Watch) as Amor

Bookings for both cities are now open via Webtickets, click on the link below to grab your tickets.

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