Promises, Promises

Performances from 13 November - 15 November 2024

Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes – including interval

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Book by Neil Simon
Music by Burt Bacharach
Lyrics by Hal David

Based on the Screenplay THE APARTMENT by Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond
Produced for the Broadway Stage by David Merrick

Directed by Dean Drieberg

Presented by Neglected Musicals in association with Hayes Theatre Co

PROMISES, PROMISES is presented by permission of ORiGiN™ Theatrical
on behalf of Tams-Witmark Music Library LLC, A Concord Theatricals Company

Based on the 1960 film The Apartment, starring Shirley MacLaine and Jack Lemmon, Promises, Promises follows a young junior executive at an insurance company, who seeks to climb the corporate ladder by allowing his apartment to be used for trysts by his married superiors. With all the wonderful Bacharach and David songs you love, including Say A Little Prayer, A House Is Not A Home, I’ll Never Fall In Love Again and Promises Promises.   

Neglected Musicals is a theatre initiative dedicated to presenting musical theatre that has never (or rarely) been seen in Australia.  The musicals are presented with scripts in hand, and with piano accompaniment after only a day’s rehearsal.  There have been 25 Neglected Musicals presentation since 2010.



Full Price $60


Wednesday 2:00pm
Wednesday – Friday 7:30pm

Running Time

Approx. 2 hours 30 mins – including interval

  • Cast & Creatives

    Director Dean Drieberg

  • Accessibility

    Wheelchair Seating

    A limited number of accessible seats are available in the front row of the theatre (A13-A15). These, as well as Companion seats, can be purchased through the ‘Book Now’ link.

    Please contact the box office on (02) 8065 7337 if you have any questions regarding our accessibility.