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AUTO & GENERAL THEATRE ON THE SQUARE is proud to announce its 11 Naledi nominations for theatre excellence in 2018This is #WhatExperienceLooksLike


AUTO & GENERAL THEATRE ON THE SQUARE is proud to announce its 11 Naledi nominations for theatre excellence in 2018.
This is #WhatExperienceLooksLike
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2018 was a memorable year at the Auto & General Theatre on the Square. We staged over 18 different theatrical productions and 45 different classical music concerts in addition to many once-off productions that range from Sunday evening jazz concerts to educational talks and conferences. We have proved that the Auto & General Theatre on the Square still delivers nothing but the hottest in local and international entertainment.

With several return seasons – due to public demand, we were thrilled to welcome back Fiona Ramsey in Blonde Poison, Chantal Stanfield in From Koe’siestes To Kneidlach, Jannie Du Toit, Susan Mouton and Charnie Jonker in Bonjour Monseir Brel, Charl Du Plessis in Charl Du Plessis Plays Gershwin and Gramham Hopkins and Antony Coleman in Freud’s Last Session.
We were thrilled to introduce young people to the theatre by producing two special kiddies’ shows, in addition to various school festivals and school shows for various acting and singing academies.
If there was one thing the theatre wasn’t short of, it was all the laughs. Thanks to the hysterical Annie Robinson and Mark Mulder in the successful Fawlty Flowers, Daniel Mpilo Richards in controversial Land Acts, Nik Rabinowitz in Fortyfied, Stuart Taylor in Funny You Should Say That and Riaad Moosa in Life Begins as well as the international play Odd Man Out which returns on the 30th April for a four week run. Another theatrical highlight was the 10th anniversary of the South African classic, Green Man Flashing by Mike Van Graan as well as the moving theatrical gem, The Revlon Girl directed by Steven Feinstein.

We are proud to announce we were nominated for eleven Naledi Nominations for 2018, including four nominations for The Revlon Girl, two for Land Acts and two for The Boy Who Cried Ninja. We would like to thank all who were involved in making 2018 a magical year of great theatre. This year we celebrate 22 years of great local and international theatre in the heart of Sandton, if you were wondering, this is #WhatExperienceLooksLike.

For a detailed line up of our forthcoming productions, visit or pick up one of our theatre line ups next time you visit the Auto &General Theatre on the Square in Sandton. Don’t forget to follow the theatre on Facebook at Auto & General Theatre on the Square and on Twitter at @TheatreOnSquare.

Best New South African Script
LAND ACTS – Produced by Daphne Kuhn by arrangement with MVG & DMR productions, written by Mike van Graan and directed by Rob van Vuuren

Best performance in a solo productions: Female/Male

Best Director of a Play
STEVEN FEINSTEIN – The Revlon Girl, produced by Daphne Kuhn and Search For Productions

Best Breakthrough Performance
MARIANTHE SMART as The Revlon Girl - The Revlon Girl

Best Supporting / Featured Actress in a Play
HEIDI MOLLENTZE as Rona – The Revlon Girl
JULIE-ANNE MCDOWELL as Marilyn - The Revlon Girl

Best Supporting / Featured Actor in a Play
DAVID DENNIS as Inspector Theo Abrahams in Green Man Flashing, directed by Malcolm Purkey
ROBERTO POMBO as Ross Gardiner in Visiting Mr. Green, directed by Alan Swerdlow

Best Lead Performance In A Play (Male)
DANIEL JANKS as Ryan in Odd Man Out, directed by Megan Willson

Best Production for Children and Young Audiences (Ages 0 – 13)
THE BOY WHO CRIED NINJA, produced by Daphne Kuhn and Contagious Theatre, written by Alex Latimer, adapted and directed by Jenine Collocott

Best Performance in a production for Children and Young Audiences
TONY MORKEL as the various characters in The Boy who Cried Ninja

For further info please call Mika Stefano or Daphne Kuhn on 011 883-8606