Danger in the Dark is set in the underbelly of the Cape Flats in 1995. A social worker, Pamela, meets up with Juanita, an old school friend who is caught in an abusive relationship with a drug lord. Desperate to help Juanita escape, Pamela is drawn into dark and dangerous places and situations, fighting against all odds for the safety and survival of her friend.

Production Details

The Baxter Theatre: 11 October – 2 November 2019

Produced by The Baxter Theatre Centre, made possible by the City of Cape Town. Director: David Kramer. Assistant Director: Grant van Ster. Musical Director: Camillo Lombard. Set and Lighting Designer: Patrick Curtis. Sound Desinger: David Classen. Costume Designer: Widaad Albertus. Videographer: Kirsti Cummings. Choreographers: Shaun Oelf and Grant van Ster. Photographer: Jesse Kramer.

Book by David Kramer. Music and lyrics by David Kramer and Taliep Petersen. Danger in the Dark is based on their 1992 musical, Poison, which in turn was based on William Shakespeare’s Othello.

Band: Grandall Vlotman (conductor and keyboards), Shaun Francke (guitar), Jason Ward (drums and percussion), Yvan Potts (synthesizers) and Kurt Randall (bassist).

Cast: Alexis Petersen (Pamela), Rushney Ferguson (Juanita), Loukmaan Adams (Michael), Elton Landrew (Poison), Eldon van der Merwe (Chicco), Tashreeq de Villiers (Lucky), Edith Plaatjies (Mrs Joseph), Chad Baai (Shawn), Luke Buys (Ensemble), Loreto Cabrera (Ensemble), Lewellyn Afrika (Ensemble), Luke de Kock (Ensemble), Anzio September (Ensemble), Lubabalo Pupu (Ensemble), Rori York Bingham (Ensemble), Nadine Suliaman (Ensemble), Alex Rodkin (Ensemble), Chamonay Anthony (Ensemble), Mekaila Mathys (Ensemble), Crystal Finck (Ensemble), Gabriela Dirkse (Ensemble) and Tanzley Jooste (Ensemble).

Reviews: None filed. Overall Review Score: TBC.

Gain some insight into the making of Danger in the Dark in the words of those who created and saw it.

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