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Significant Other

The South African premiere of Joshua Harmon’s Broadway hit!

Lesoko Seabe, Ryan de Villiers, Roberto Kyle, Dominique Maher, Lucy Tops and Gabriel Meltz (front)From the writer of the West End smash hit comedy Bad Jewswhich enjoyed sold out runs in Johannesburg and Cape Town, comes a Fugard Theatre production of Joshua Harmon’s Broadway success Significant Other.

Eric Abraham presents a Fugard Theatre production and South African premiere of Significant OtherThe play opens on 30 May in the Fugard Theatre and is directed by the Fugard Theatre’s resident director Greg Karvellas (The Road to Mecca, Shakespeare in Love, The Father, Clybourne Park, Bad Jews, CHAMP).

Jordan Berman is desperately looking for Mr Right… but he is getting it all wrong.

The New York Times hailed Significant Other as one of its Top Ten Productions of 2015, with critic Charles Isherwood commenting ‘an absolutely wonderful new play. Entirely delightful, richly funny and heart-stirring‘.

Significant Other follows Jordan and his three closest friends as they navigate love, friendship and New York in their twenty-something years. Jordan is single, and finding Mr. Right is much easier said than done. While surrounding himself with his close group of girlfriends, it comes to pass that the only thing harder than looking for love is supporting the loved ones around him as they pair off and embark on their journey of marriage.

The all South African cast features Gabriel Meltz as Jordan, Dominique Maher as Kiki, Lesoko Seabe as Vanessa, Lucy Tops as Laura, Michèle Maxwell  as Helene with Roberto Kyle and Ryan de Villiers completing the line-up.

Set Design and Lighting Design is by Wolf Britz, Costume Design by Widaad Albertus and the music direction is by the Fugard Theatre’s Resident Musical Director Charl-Johan Lingenfelder.

Tickets from R140 – R250 can be booked through the Fugard Theatre box office on 021 461 4554 or through the Fugard Theatre’s website at www.thefugard.com.

 

Photo: Daniel Rutland Manners
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