CARGO:Precious

A train and a Springbok.
A mirror and a cake.
A whistle blows, the journey begins.
Three strangers, all from different worlds, spend an entire night in one compartment, misunderstood.




Ensemble

 
Directed by: Sue Pam-Grant Devised by: The Company
Performers: Gerard Bester, Sylvaine Strike, Brian Webber, Toni Morkel
Set: Chen Nakar Lighting: Declan Randall
Stage Manager: Monique May Composer: Philip Miller


Awards and Nominations:

 
Winner of 6 Naledi Awards:  
Best Ensemble Best Cutting Edge Production
Best Lighting: Declan Randall Best Musical Score: Philip Miller
Best Actor in a Comedy: Gerard Bester Best Actress in a Comedy: Sylvaine Strike
Best Set Design: Chen Nakar  

Reviews:

"it catches you and holds on very tightly" "conceptual flight into eccentricity"
Diane De Beer, The Star Adrienne Sichel
   
"intriguing and complex to watch" "Webber...profound delicacy"
Mary Jordan, Business Day Diane de Beer, Tonight
"Strike, Bester and Webber are all consummate physical performers" "Outstandingly embodied performances by Strike, Bester and Webber"
Chris Thurman, Sunday Independent Kate Stegeman

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Photographer:Chris Saunders