March 12 – April 10, 2004

by Alan Paton
Adapted by Stefan Graves Lanfer|Directed by Myra Platt

Written in 1946, Cry, the Beloved Country is a gripping portrait of South Africa and its people as told through the eyes of a Zulu pastor in search of his son. The story became a worldwide bestseller upon its publication in 1948; its visionary message was hailed by Nelson Mandela as “a monument to the future.”


Jim Dean
Troy Fischnaller
William Hall, Jr.
Ekello Harrid, Jr.
Reginald Jackson
Sylvester Kamara
Billy Martinez
Tallis Moore
Terry Edward Moore
Souleymane N’Diaye
Pam Nolte
Tshimi Ramaphala
Lanise Shelly
Stanley Shields
Selena Whitaker-Paquiet
Judy Young

Artistic Team
Matthew Smucker, Scenic Designer
Patti West, Lighting Design
Carisa Bush, Costume Design
Mmatjatji Ramaphala, Assistant Director
Liza Comtois, Dramaturg
Brooke Cochran, Production Assistant
Jennifer Yaros, Master Electrician
Jodie Sauerbier, Properties Designer
Seattle Scenic Studios, Set Construction

Carl Janz, Stage Manager
Sunday White, Assistant Stage Manager


Cry, the Beloved Country’: pain of apartheid made real, personal
The Seattle Times, 03/23/04[/thb_tab]