Langarm is a musical by David Kramer.


In 1965, the recently widowed Dinah Levin invites her nephew Jeff to help her manage her late husband’s Canterbury Hotel. At the hotel, he meets Angelina, a lovely young ballroom dancer who asks him to partner her in The Swaziland Ballroom Championships. Seeing this as an opportunity to humiliate his ex-fiancé, who has just dumped him, Jeff agrees, even though he will risk arrest by flouting the laws of apartheid-era South Africa. When Jeff decides to rejuvenate the Canterbury by offering langarm dances and Eddie Jephta, the leader of the Moonlight Serenaders langarm band,  comes to play, Dinah has to confront the secrets of her past.

LANGARM Poster2018 Production

The Fugard Theatre: From 20 November 2018.

Produced by Eric Abraham for The Fugard Theatre. Director: David Kramer. Musical Arrangements: Charl-Johan Lingenfelder. Choreography: Grant van Ster. Set Design: Saul Radomsky. Sound Design: David Classen.  Costume Design: Widaad Albertus. Lighting Designer: Gerda Kruger. Associate Lighting Designer: Marie Roux.

Cast: Yet to be announced.

Reviews: Production not yet opened. Overall Review Score: TBC.

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