Wednesday, May 16, 2012


Based on a book by the same name, A tiny bat brings rain and fruitfulness to the parched African Savanah, in a Maasai story that explains why bats only come out at night.

Black Theatre Workshop’s unique training performance program YouthWorks presents its annual spring production A Promise to the Sun by Tololwa Mollel directed by Deborah Forde, featuring 2011-2012 YouthWorks students and mentees and playing at the popular L’Espace 4001 for a limited run June 1st to 3rd 2012

Synopsis: This Maasai folktale tells the story of a tiny bat that brings rain to the parched Tanzanian Savannah, and the dishonor that befalls her as a result 

Director: Deborah Forde Set and Costumes: Logan Williams 
Lighting: Alex Smith Music/Sound: Vuyo Dumisizwe Bhembe
Stage Manager: Chana Ellman Associate
Director: Bryan James Associate
Director: Jason Selman 
Choreographer: Lateef Martin
Featuring the YouthWorks Ensemble: Naomi Bess Ranee Comeau Tiernan Cornford Brandon Harris Bryan James Shyheim LeBlanc Lateef Martin Jason Selman David Sklar
Friday to Sunday, June 1 to 3 (Only 4 shows) Time: Friday and Saturday Evening at 7:30pm Saturday and Sunday Matinee at 2:00pm Tickets: General Admission: $10.00 Kids under 12 are 1/2 price! Group Rates Available Venue: L’Espace 4001 4001 Berri, corner Duluth (Metro Sherbrooke) Box Office: 514-932-1104 ext 226 For more info

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