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Nominees for the 54th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards announced

Nominees for the 54th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards announced

The Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards introduced its nominees for 2018 right now. These annual awards are regarded

amongst probably the most valued and prestigious within the South African performing arts business. This yr’s ceremony will

happen on Sunday, 10 March at 17:30 on the Artscape Opera Home in Cape City and guarantees to be an

night celebrating Classic theatre and wines.

For greater than 50 years the Fleur du Cap wine model has been making award-winning wines and this high quality

is proudly expressed by way of its affiliation with the Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards.

“In the identical method that one of the best grapes from the best vineyards within the Cape Winelands are chosen for Fleur

du Cap wines, the Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards search to recognise excellence in theatre. Theatre-makers, a lot

like our winemakers, choose scripts, concepts and different uncooked supplies to craft and create the specified sensory

expertise, after which supply it to audiences for his or her enjoyment. We’re thrilled to help South African theatremakers by way of our lengthy and richly cultivated affiliation,” says Pieter Badenhorst, Fleur du Cap

winemaker.

There are 26 totally different award classes, together with Lifetime Achievement and Innovation in Theatre. The

latter will probably be introduced on the ceremony subsequent month.

The panel of judges comprised Africa Melane, Dr Beverley Brommert, Eugene Yiga, Lwando Scott, Marina Griebenow, Maurice Carpede, Peggy Mongoato, Tracey Saunders and Dr Wayne Muller.

Nominees and winners are chosen from productions carried out at skilled theatre venues in and round

Cape City. Theatre practitioners are recognised for appearing, directing, staging and technical capacity. For musical theatre productions and opera, the casts on opening night time are thought-about.

A complete of 87 numerous productions from the yr underneath evaluate have been eligible for consideration. They have been, in

alphabetical order:

#JustMen; 23 Years, A Month, and seven Days; 50 Shades of Fairytales; A Faint Patch of Mild; A Lady Alone And

Different Feminine Elements; Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap; Alice in Wonderland; AMES; Apple Face; At Her Ft; At

the Fringe of the Mild; Aunty Merle the Musical; Bal-Oog en Brommel: Moord In Ixiastraat; As a result of It’s Okay;

Blueberry Toast; Calling Us House; Crossing the Line; Curse of the Ravenous Class; Dandelions and Stones: Demise Goes To Remedy; Dangled; Endgame; Deadly Attraction; 5 Lesbians Consuming A Quiche; Flame Ebook; Idiot; Drive; Frankie and Johnny within the Claire de Lune; Gertrude Stein and A Companion; Goldilocks and the Three Bears; Ugly Playground Accidents; Half Leeg; King Kong; Kinnes; Krismis van Map Jacobs; Kudu; Land Acts; Langarm; Lenny, Andrew, Steve, and Me; Unfastened… No Lady; Marsha: The Starting of the Finish; Matilda the Musical; Medusa Incarnate; My Youngsters! My Africa!; Noddy; Oleanna; Onweer; Othello: A Lady’s Story; Pandora’s Bag; Pinocchio; Current Laughter; Psalter; Ruth First: 117 Days; Sainthood; Satin to Sequins – Greater than a Minstrel; Selwyn and Gabriel; Shakespeare in Love; Vital Different; Snip/Tucked; Candy Fowl of Youth; Swerfgoed; Tales of Little Gray Rabbit; The Curious Incident of the Canine within the Night time-time; The Deficit; The Demon Bride; The Satan and Billy Markham; The Elves and the Shoemaker; The Good, the Dangerous and the Fugly; The Island; The Nostril; The Play That Goes Fallacious; The Street to Mecca; The Sound of Music; The Taming of the Shrew; The Three Little Pigs; The Yr of Magical Considering; Remedy; Three Little Pigs; To Get to the Moon; Tsotsi the Musical; Uloyiko; Vlooi en die Musiekfabriek/Kipper and the Music Manufacturing unit; West Aspect Story; When in Doubt, Say Darling; When Swallows Cry; The place She Walked; Womb of Hearth and Woolworths.

As well as, productions introduced by AFDA, Metropolis Varsity, Magnet Theatre, Northlink School, the Centre for Theatre, Drama and Efficiency Research (UCT), the College of Stellenbosch and the Waterfront Theatre Faculty have been thought-about.

“Fascinated with the manufacturing of high quality wine may additionally remind us of the iterative nature of making wonderful

theatre. It is just with the passage of time and sometimes by way of exhausting trial and error that one thing lastly

emerges that’s worthy of recognition and rises above the remaining. So, these annual awards supply us a chance to rejoice excellence collectively,” says Melanie Burke, chairperson of the judging panel.

Every award carries a money prize of R15 000 and a silver medallion. All voting processes are audited and

overseen by Distell Inner Audit and the authorized agency Cluver Markotter Inc.

The nominees within the numerous classes are, in alphabetical order:

 

AWARD FOR MOST PROMISING STUDENT

Carlo Daniels (Magnet Theatre)

Cassandra-Tendai Mapanda (The Centre for Theatre, Drama and Preformance Research, UCT)

Du Toit Albertze (US)

Lerato Makuwa (AFDA)

Nancy Sekhokoane (AFDA)

 

BEST NEW SOUTH AFRICAN SCRIPT

Bauke Snyman for Swerfgoed

Chase Rhys for Kinnes

Louis Viljoen for Dangled

Lwanda Sindaphi for Kudu

Rehane Abrahams for Womb of Hearth

 

BEST NEW DIRECTOR

Gideon Lombard

Lesedi Job

Lwanda Sindaphi

Qondiswa James

Tinarie van Wyk Loots

 

BEST THEATRE PRODUCTION FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

Alice in Wonderland (Canal Stroll)

Vlooi en die Musiekfabriek/Kipper and the Music Manufacturing unit (Marinda Engelbrecht & Margit Meyer-Rödenbeck)

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ENSEMBLE

The forged of Bal-oog en Brommel: Moord in Ixiastraat

The forged of Gertrude Stein and A Companion

The forged of Kinnes

The forged of Kudu

The forged of Sainthood

 

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A REVUE, CABARET OR ONE-PERSON SHOW

Daniel Mpilo Richards in Land Acts in Numerous Roles

Dorothy Ann Gould in The Yr of Magical Considering as Joan Didion

James Cairns in The Satan and Billy Markham in Numerous Roles

Rehane Abrahams in Womb of Hearth in Numerous Roles

Rob van Vuuren in Dangled as Poprishchin

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL OR MUSIC THEATRE SHOW

Cameron Seear in Matilda the Musical as Bruce

Conroy Scott in Calling Us House as Ivan

Daniel Mpilo Richards in West Aspect Story as Bernardo

Desmond Dube in King Kong as Pop

Msizi Njapha in Tsotsi the Musical as Boston

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL OR MUSIC THEATRE SHOW

Bethany Dickson in Matilda the Musical as Miss Honey

Claire Taylor in Matilda the Musical as Mrs Wormwood

Kgomotso Matsunyane in Tsotsi the Musical as Miriam

Nompumelelo Mayiyane in Matilda the Musical as Mrs Phelps

Thembisile Ntaka in Tsotsi the Musical as Adedola

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEAD ACTOR IN A MUSICAL OR MUSIC THEATRE SHOW

Elton Landrew in Langarm as Eddie

Kevin Hack in West Aspect Story as Tony

Musanete Sakupwanya in Calling Us Residence as Nelson

Mxolisi (Zuluboy) Majozi in Tsotsi the Musical as Tsotsi

Ryan de Villiers in Matilda the Musical as Miss Trunchbull

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEAD ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL OR MUSIC THEATRE SHOW

Carmen Pretorius in The Sound of Music as Maria Rainer

Kim Louis in Langarm as Dinah

Kitty Harris in Matilda the Musical as Matilda

Lynelle Kenned in Calling Us House as Grace

Rushney Ferguson in Langarm as Angelina

 

BEST PUPPETRY DESIGN

Janni Younge & Craig Leo for the Child in Tsotsi the Musical

 

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN

Craig Leo & Sara Matchett for Womb of Hearth

Faheem Bardien for Ruth First: 117 Days

Gareth Hewitt Williams for The Curious Incident of the Canine within the Night time-time

Hugh Vanstone for Matilda the Musical

Kobus Rossouw for Kinnes

 

BEST SET DESIGN

Chris Pienaar for Oleanna

Jemma Kahn & Kanya Viljoen for Swerfgoed

Michael Mitchell & Neil Coppen for Tsotsi the Musical

Rob Howell for Matilda the Musical

Saul Radomsky for The Street to Mecca

 

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Andrea van der Kuil & Sue Steele for Curse of the Ravenous Class

Birrie le Roux for Endgame

Marcel Meyer for Candy Chook of Youth

Noluthando Lobese Moropa for Tsotsi the Musical

Rob Howell for Matilda the Musical

 

BEST SOUND DESIGN, ORIGINAL MUSIC COMPOSITION OR ORIGINAL SCORE

Gertjie Besselen for Bal-oog en Brommel: Moord in Ixiastraat for Unique Music

James Webb for The Demon Bride for Soundscape

Lukhanyiso Skosana for Womb of Hearth for Unique Music Efficiency

Marcel Bezuidenhout for Tsotsi the Musical for Sound Design

Simon Baker for Matilda the Musical for Sound Design

 

BEST PERFORMANCE IN AN OPERA – MALE

Aubrey Lodewyk in Mandela Trilogy as Mandela three

Bongani Kubheka in Don Pasquale as Don Pasquale

Lukhanyo Moyake in Mandela Trilogy as Justice

Lunga Hallam in Don Pasquale as Ernesto

Makudupanyane Senaoana in Maria Stuarda as Robert Leicester

 

BEST PERFORMANCE IN AN OPERA – FEMALE

Brittany Smith in Der Fledermaus as Adele

Brittany Smith in Don Pasquale as Norina

Janelle Visagie in La Voix Humaine as Elle

Violina Anguelov in Maria Stuarda as Elisabetta

Vuvu Mpofu in Maria Stuarda as Maria Stuarda

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A PLAY

Antony Coleman in Curse of the Ravenous Class as Taylor

Richard September in Swerfgoed in Numerous Roles

Rob van Vuuren in Curse of the Ravenous Class as Ellis/Slater

Roberto Pombo in Curse of the Ravenous Class as Wesley Tate

Soli Philander in Endgame as Nagg

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Ann Juries in The Taming of the Shrew as Grumio

Antoinette Kellermann in Endgame as Nell

Emily Baby in The Street to Mecca as Elsa Barlow

Lesoko Seabe in The Curious Incident of the Canine within the Night time-time as Siobhan

Nicole Holm in Swerfgoed as Aegistha

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEAD ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Anna-Mart van der Merwe in Swerfgoed as Esta

Fiona Ramsay in Candy Chook of Youth as Princess Kosmonopolis

Nicole Fortuin in Oleanna as Carol

Qondiswa James in A Faint Patch of Mild as The Lover

Sandra Prinsloo in The Street to Mecca as Miss Helen

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEAD ACTOR IN A PLAY

Alan Committie in Oleanna as John

Andrew Buckland in Endgame as Hamm

Kai Luke Brümmer in The Curious Incident of the Canine within the Night time-time as Christopher Boone

Neil McCarthy in Curse of the Ravenous Class as Weston Tate

Rob van Vuuren in Endgame as Clov

 

BEST DIRECTOR

Greg Karvellas for Oleanna

Sara Matchett for Womb of Hearth

Sylvaine Strike for Curse of the Ravenous Class

Sylvaine Strike for Endgame

Tinarie van Wyk Loots for Swerfgoed

 

BEST PRODUCTION

Endgame (Baxter Theatre & Derek Lubner)

Curse of the Ravenous Class (Baxter Theatre Centre & SU Woordfees)

Kudu (Baxter Theatre Centre & Magnet Theatre)

Matilda the Musical (Pieter Toerien Productions & GWB Leisure)

Womb of Hearth (The Mothertongue Challenge)

 

Tickets for the ceremony can be found at R250 per individual. Bookings might be made at Computicket on 0861 915

8000, on-line at www.computicket.com, at any Shoprite Checkers outlet in addition to the Artscape Field Workplace

(+27214109838) and Dial-a-Seat (+27214217695) from Monday, four February 2019.

 

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