Naledi Theatre Award nominations announced

By Drum Digital
12 March 2015

The nominees for the Naledi Theatre Awards are in!

The Naledi Theatre Award nominations were announced  at the Market Theatre Laboratory in Newtown on Wednesday.

The Market Theatre and State Theatre both got 30 nominations each.

Full list of nominees

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The State Theatre's Marikana: The musical, adapted from the book, We are Going To Kill Each Other,  managed to scoop  13 nominations, making it the most nominated production of the year, reports Sowetan.

State Theatre brags with:

Marikana, Hungry, Mating Birds and Reik Na Die Sterre.

Market Theatre brags with:

Pale Natives, Ukutshona KoMendi, Missing, The Shadow of a Hummingbird, Have You Seen Zandile, Human Being Died that Night and Ketekang.

Kgafela oa Magogodi walked away with the nomination for Best Arrangement for the Book Of Rebellations production , while Nokukhanya Dlamini was nominated  for the Best Female Performance in a musical nomination.

"Well, it is a surprise, I did not expect it. But I must say that it is a joyful feeling", oa Magogodi told DRUM.

Mpho Matome and Tshepo Mngoma go head to head in the 'Best Arranger' category, Mngoma is also nominated in the Best Director in the Musical category.

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