Cape Times



for five Fleur du Cap awards, David Kramer’s hit musical ‘Danger in the Dark’ is back on at The Baxter Theatre until March 28. The production is a reworking of the hit musical ‘Poison’, which Kramer and the late Taliep Petersen wrote in the 1990s.

A STORY set in 1995 on the Cape Flats, David Kramer’s hit musical Danger in the Dark has been nominated for a bouquet of Fleur du Cap awards.

It returned to The Baxter Theatre yesterday to run until March 28.

The nomination­s are for Lead Actress in a Musical (Rushney Ferguson); Lead Actor in a Musical (Elton Landrew); Best Supporting Actor in a Musical (Eldon van der Merwe and Tashreeq de Villiers); and Best Newcomer (Chad Baai).

The winners will be announced on March 22.

Danger in the Dark is a reworking of the hit musical Poison, which David Kramer and the late Taliep Petersen wrote in the 1990s. It was originally produced by Renaye Kramer.

The story is set in 1995 on the Cape Flats, when Pamela meets up with Juanita, a friend from her former school days.

Soon she realises that Juanita is trapped in an abusive relationsh­ip with a drug lord and is desperate to help her friend escape.

Pamela is drawn into dark and dangerous places and situations, yet she perseveres for the safety and survival of her friend.

Directed by David Kramer with assistant director Grant van Ster, the acclaimed creative team is made up of Camillo Lombard (musical director), Patrick Curtis (set and lighting designer), David Classen (sound designer), Widaad Albertus (costume designer), Kirsti Cummings (videograph­er) with choreograp­hy by Shaun Oelf and Grant van Ster.

Booking can be done through Webtickets on 086 111 0005, online at or at Pick n Pay stores.

For discounted block or schools’ bookings, fund-raisers and charities, call Leon van Zyl on 021 680 3972 or email him at leon.vanzyl@uct.; or call Carmen Kearns on 021 680 3993 or email her at carmen. |

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