Dark Noon



In a village built on red clay with a saloon, gold mine, railway and church, seven South African actors film a western with cowboys and Indians, golddiggers, missionaries and lots of deadly gunfights.

Together with director Tue Biering and choreographer Nhlanhla Mahlangu the actors dive into a time when 35 million hungry and poor Europeans fled west across the Atlantic to get a second chance, conquer gold and eat of the American dream. It will be a deadly journey. Because in God’s own country, neither black nor white lives matter in the pursuit of happiness.

DARK NOON is abuse, a little house on the prairie, whores, pickpockets and what else the Wild West could offer. It is the wild and lawless story of Western civilization told by a group of South African white facing actors. Here the relationship between the West and Africa is turned inside out and the audience never knows what to expect.

Premiered in 2019 at REVOLVER at REPUBLIQUE, Denmark.

Winner of the Reumert Award 2020, Special Prize
Nominated in the category Set Design of the year

Previous tours

30 Aug.-3 Sep. 2022       Aarhus Festuge,Aarhus, Denmark
23-30 July 2022                MAPAS FEST, Tenerife/Gran Canaria, Spain
23-25 June 2022               Asphalt Festival, Düsseldorf, Germany
12-20 November 2021    Nanterre-Amandiers, Paris, France
25-27 November 2021    Next Festival, Théâtre du Nord, Lille, France

Supported by the Danish Arts Foundation, Bikubenfonden and Beckett-Fonden.
Dark Noon is produced in collaboration with Revolver at Republique.

It’s different and I dare say it’s brilliant. Dark Noon is an excellent example of what modern performing arts has to offer!
Ungt Teaterblod

A dynamic and explosive performance.

Hurry up and go see it!
The 4th. wall

Fix & Foxy has put together a juicy and powerful ensemble.”

It forces the audience to think.


Cast: Bongani Bennedict Masango, Joe Young, Lillian Tshabalala, Mandla Gaduka, Siyambonga Alfred Mdubeki, Katlego Kaygee Letsholonyana og Thulani Zwane

Director and Scriptwriter: Tue Biering
Choreographer and co-director: Nhlanhla Mahlangu
Set Designer: Johan Kølkjær
Sound Designer: Ditlev Brinth
Light Designer: Christoffer Gulløv
Props Designer: Marie Rosendahl Chemnitz
Props Coordinator: Therese Jensen
Research and Assistant: Kathrine Fremming
Carpenter: Per Christensen
Carpenter: Joakim Rødegaard
Carpenter and props: Frederik Rønholt Bogh
Costumier: Camilla Lind
Video Designer: Rasmus Kreiner
Stage Manager: Mia-Luise Heide
Stage Manager: Rasmus Rahbek
Production manager: Jacob Weitze Mylund
Technical Operator: Erik Christoffersen og Jacob Weitze Mylund
Press Manager: Anne Bennike
International Producer: Annette Max Hansen
Producer: Karoline Holm Michelsen
Chief Dramaturge og Curator, Revolver: Rikke Hedeager
Photographer and graphic designer: Søren Meisner
Director’s Assistant: Katinka Hurvig Møller
Costume Designer’s Assistants: Lisa Kristensen og Ane Katrine Kjær


Technique Fillip Vilhelmsson
Production Manager Thomas Dotzler
Stage Manager Jacob Weitze Mylund
Sound Manager & Operator Nanna-Karina Schleimann
Assistant Director Katinka Hurvig Møller
Video Rasmus Kreiner
Costume Camilla Lind, Clara Bisgaard, Ane Katrine Schyth Kjær, Sophie Bellin
Producer Annette Max Hansen



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