After much anticipation, the Naledi Theatre Awards is proud to announce the nominees for productions staged during 2016.
Shrek the Musical has scored a whopping 10 nominations in this year’s awards with Rory Booth securing a nomination as well!
The Nominations Reveal was hosted by the Market Theatre and took place on 27 March at the Mannie Manim Theatre amidst great excitement from the theatre industry’s key players.
“The event last night proved what a highlight the Naledi’s is in the local theatre calendar. The phenomenal list of nominees is evidence that theatre is alive and very well in South Africa, and we so look forward to honouring these actors, producers, technicians and other thespians at the Awards this year,” says Dawn Lindberg, Executive Director of the Naledi Theatre Awards.”
The Naledi Theatre Awards have been in existence for 13 years and are recognised as the premier awards event on the Gauteng theatre calendar. Its mission is to recognise and reward excellence in the performing arts, to raise the profile of live theatre and to create awareness of the abundance of talent alive and well on our SA stages.
Over the past 13 years, the Naledi Theatre Awards has honoured over 60 Lifetime Achievers, veteran artistes, technicians, and administrators who have dedicated their lives to SA theatre, while also paying tribute to people in the arts who have taken their final bows during the year under review.
For the full nomination list visit here