Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards winners announced

Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards winners announced

The 48th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards took place at the Artscape Theatre last night, Sunday March 17.

Awards for productions staged in 2012 were given in 20 different categories. The winners, each receiving a silver medallion and a R15000 cash prize, are as follows:

1. Best Director
Yael Farber for Mies Julie

2. Best New South African Script
Champ by Louis Viljoen

3. Best Performance by a Lead Actress in a Play
Quanita Adams for Boesman & Lena as Lena

4. Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Play
Elton Landrew for Boesman & Lena as Boesman

5. Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Play
Thoko Ntshinga for Mies Julie as Christine

6. Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Play
Mbulelo Grootboom for Just Business as Mabuso

7. Best Performance by a Lead Actress in a Musical or Music Theatre Show
Samantha Peo for Cabaret as Sally Bowles

8. Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Musical or Music Theatre Show
Dean Balie for Kat and the Kings as Young Kat Diamond

9. Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Musical or Music Theatre Show
Charon Williams-Ros for Cabaret as Fräulein Schneider

10. Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Musical or Music Theatre Show
Peter Court for Cabaret as Herr Schultz

11. Best Performance in a Revue, Cabaret or One-Person Show
James Cuningham for Sunday Morning as Mat

12. Rosalie van der Gucht Prize for Best New Director
Kim Kerfoot for Statements after an Arrest under the Immorality Act

13. Best Sound Design, Original Music Composition or Original Score
Daniel Pencer and Matthew Pencer for Mies Julie – (Original Music Composition)

14. Best Costume Design
Angela Nemov for The Comedy of Errors

15. Best Set Design
Fred Abrahamse for Kingdom of Earth

16. Best Lighting Design
Paul Abrams for Mies Julie

17. Award for Most Promising Student
Roelof Storm (UCT)

18. Lifetime Achievement Award
Richard Kearns

19. Award for Innovation in Theatre
Mandla Mbothwe

20. People’s Choice Award
I Am Hamlet