Shows and events Upcoming events The Promise Deafinitely Theatre, Birmingham Rep and Lyric Hammersmith Theatre present The Promise By Paula Garfield and Melissa Mostyn About the show Rita is really confused. She can’t understand why the deaf education system she’s tirelessly championed throughout her teaching career is getting worse and worse, or why there is only one care home in the whole of England that looks after people in her language. On the Isle of Wight. She’s also confused about where her family is, and why she can’t remember where the milk goes… This striking world première from the nationally acclaimed British theatre company Deafinitely Theatre (The Vagina Monologues, Everyday and 4.48 Psychosis) is inspired by the extraordinary experiences of deaf people living with dementia. Written by Paula Garfield and Melissa Mostyn, The Promise is directed by Paula Garfield in the company’s renowned highly visual style combining British Sign Language and English. Tour The Rep, Birmingham 5 April - 13 April 2024 Book here Northern Stage 19 April - 20 April Book here Home Manchester 25 April - 27 April Book here Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, London 30 April - 11 May 2024 Book here More tour dates coming soon… Watch Deafinitely Theatre announces the show!