Casting Announced For Promises Promises at Southwark

Promises Promises at Southwark Playhouse

In January 2017, the first production of the Burt Bacharach / Hal David / Neil Simon Broadway musical Promises, Promises, the Tony-nominated and Grammy award-winning will be presented at Southwark Playhouse. Based on Billy Wilder’s film The Apartment, Promises, Promises tells the story of Chuck Baxter, a junior executive at a New York insurance company, where his mid-town residence makes him popular with the executives bosses – who promise him a promotion in order to “entertain” at his apartment. A morally tricky dilemma gets worse for Chuck when he realises his own secret crush, Fran Kubelik, has been invited over to his place for a rendezvous by Chuck’s Manager, JD Sheldrake. Featuring the hit songs Knowing When To Leave, Promises, Promises, I Say A Little Prayer For You, A House Is Not A Home and I’ll Never Fall In Love Again, Promises, Promises is a triumph of 1960’s sexual work-place … Read more