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Saturday, March 8, 2014


(Janna Ramos-Violante)

The 2013 Nominees for the 49th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards, to be held at the Baxter Theatre on March 16, include Janna Ramos-Violante for Venus in Fur as Vanda Jordan

Venus in Fur is a KickstArt production directed by Steven Stead and designed by Greg King. The production also featured Neil Coppin.

Prizes will be presented to the winners at a glamorous event that will be held at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town on March 16 at 18h00.

Each award carries a R15,000 cash prize as well as a silver medal, making it one of the most coveted theatre awards in the industry. “For almost five decades, the awards have recognised and affirmed the rich diversity and excellence within the performing arts fraternity in the Western Cape,” says Melanie Burke, chairperson of the panel of judges.

Irma Albers, Arts & Culture Controller of Distell, says the Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards is one of the flagship Arts & Culture initiatives supported by the Distell Foundation and is a premier event on the South African social calendar. Lara Bye will direct the awards ceremony that will feature a stellar entertainment line-up.

Tickets  R150 pp include canap├ęs and Fleur du Cap wines. Follow the Awards on Twitter @FDCTheatreAward; Facebook: . Website: