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All the 2019 Naledi Theatre Awards winners

The winners of the 15th annual Naledi Theatre Awards were announced on the Mandela Stage at the Joburg Theatre on 20 May 2019. The biggest winner of the night was the musical The Color Purple, which collected seven awards, followed by The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, which received three awards, and the new South African play Shoes and Coups and the children's theatre piece Goggas, which both garnered two awards.
The 2019 Naledi judges saw nearly 100 productions during 2018. After which they voted for their respective favourites; the votes for productions are done in secret and the results are audited.

The Color Purple

Complete list of the winners of the 15th Annual Naledi Theatre Awards:


Best supporting actress
Heidi Mollentze as Rona in The Revlon Girl

Best supporting actor
Sipho Zakwe in Shoes & Coups

Best production for children and young audiences (Aged 0 – 13)
Goggas! Prod. by National Children's Theatre, written by Gillian Katz adapted by Francois Theron, dir. by Jade Bowers

Best production for children and young audiences (Aged 14 – 17)

polkadots Prod. by Redhill School in partnership with &CO, dir. by Shelley Adriaanzen

Best performance in a production for young audiences
Jaques De Silva as Antic the Ant in Goggas!

Best breakthrough performance
Ryan de Villiers as Miss Trunchbull in Roald Dahl's Matilda

Best costume design
Fred Abrahamse and Marcel Meyer – Macbeth

Best lighting design
Gareth Hewitt Williams – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

2019 Naledi Theatre Awards nominees announced

The nominations for the 2019 Naledi Theatre Awards have been announced. The winners will be unveiled on the Mandela Stage at the Joburg Theatre on 20 May 2019...

12 Mar 2019


Best AV/animation design
Gareth Hewitt Williams – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Best set design
Stan Knight – Fool for Love

Best sound design
Ntuthuko Mbuyazi – Florence

Best score/arrangement/adaptation
Kabelo “Bonafide” Togoe and Aubrey Sekhabi – Freedom

Best musical director
Rowan Bakker – The Color Purple

Best ensemble
Hani: The Legacy – Prod. by The Market Theatre Laboratory, created by graduates of The Market Theatre Laboratory, dir. by Leila Henriques

Best original choreography
Oscar Buthelezi – The Color Purple



Best director of a musical /revue
Janice Honeyman – The Color Purple

Best director of a play
Charmaine Weir-Smith – The Train Driver

Best supporting/featured performance in a musical/revue: female
Lelo Ramasimong as Shug Avery –  The Color Purple

Best supporting/featured performance in a musical/revue: male
Yamikani Mahaka-Phiri as Harpo in The Color Purple

Best lead performance in a musical (female)

Didintle Khunou as Celie in The Color Purple

Best lead performance in a musical (male)
Paul du Toit as Hedwig in Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Best lead performance in a play (female)
Zikhona Sodlaka as Queenie in Nongogo

Best lead performance in a play (male)

Kai Luke Brummer as Christopher Boone in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Best performance in a solo production: female/male

Daniel Mpilo Richards – Land Acts

Best new SA script

Shoes & Coups – Prod. by The Market Theatre Written and dir. by Palesa Mazamisa

Best production of a play
Tshepang: The Third Testament – Prod. by Joburg Theatre, written and dir. by Lara Foot

Best production of a musical
The Color Purple – Prod. by Joburg Theatre and Bernard Jay, dir. by Janice Honeyman

For further information please visit www.naleditheatreawards.com
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Harsh Sharma
Nice article
Posted on 22 May 2019 08:32

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