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Monday, March 17, 2014


This year, KZN is represented in the nominations for the Naledi Awards to be held tonight (March 17) at the Lyric Theatre at Gold Reef City Casino.

Race, produced by The South African State Theatre in association with The Playhouse Company, is nominated as Best Production of a Play; Set (Sarah Roberts); Supporting Actress (Nondumiso Tembe); Supporting Actor (Graham Hopkins and Hlomla Dandala) and Director (Clare Mortimer) The production premiered at the Playhouse in Durban.

Venus in Fur, the KickstArt production directed by Steven Stead which premiered in Durban at Seabrooke’s Theatre, was judged from its performances at the Pieter Toerien Theatre, Montecasino. Venus in Fur received nominations for Lighting (Tina le Roux) and Best Performance in a Play – Female (Janna Ramos-Violante).

The Zulu, which had a season at The Market Theatre, receives nominations for Mbongeni Ngema for Best performance in a play – Male and Best New South African Script.

Here's holding thumbs for KZN!