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Nommerpas is a comedy by Hein Poole and Lee Roodt

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Based on comedy sketch and stand-up techniques, the play was written in 2015 and tells about a bookie and his clients, exploring the way their fortunes rise and fall.

Nommerpas is an apt metaphor for the highs and lows of everyday life, reminding audiences to not take things too seriously. “Life is a gamble. You win some, you lose some.” It can be full of both pain and joy, but like the characters in Nommerpas, its important is that we never lose our compassion.


2015: First produced at the Artscape Arena on 2 July 2015, directed and designed by Gaerin Hauptfleisch, with Hein Poole and Lee Roodt. Lee plays Lee Roy Brown, the patriarch in this gambling “family” while Hein breathes life into his quirky characters who believe that every cent they gamble will take them one step closer to their dreams. Derra the pensioner refuses to give up on his dreams, while Gail the hairstylist wants the life of Kim Kardashian. Boeta Chris, the car guard is sick of crime and wants to start his own security company while Kabouter the street walker wants to be an international businessman.


WCtcomedy - Nommerpas! - 04/07/2015 - News.

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