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May 2013 / The Miser, directed by Sylvaine Strike - Baxter Theatre Centre, Cape Town

The  Baxter Theatre Centre and Fortune Cookie Company, in association with the Market Theatre, and with the support of IFAS and Alliance Française du Cap, present
The Miser, directed by Sylvaine Strike
From 8 to 25 May 2013

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Created by Sylvaine Strike as part of the France – South-Africa Seasons 2012-2013, The Miser is the big winner at the 10th annual Naledi Theatre Awards: Best Production of a Play, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for Patricia Boyer; Best Costume Design for Sarah Roberts and Best Director for Sylvaine Strike.

"The clockwork precision of every movement and gesture in this production is a wonderful foil to the sharpness of Molière's language and thinking." – William Kentridge

"Miss Molière's The Miser, and you are sacrificing the South African production of the year. Any year." – Adrienne Sichel, The Star


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