Pretoria - The South African State Theatre is basking in the glory of success after one of its productions bagged a prestigious award.
XOVA, which brings to stage endured hardships of solo parenthood and father absenteeism, scooped the Standard Bank Gold Ovation Award for its showcase at the National Arts Festival in Makhanda last week.
The performance art piece written and directed by Joseph Komani topped the festival’s fringe programme which was made up of hundreds of productions across theatre, family fare, comedy, illusion, dance, contemporary music among others.
The theatre’s CEO Dr Sibongiseni Mkhize congratulated the team.
“The council and management of the State Theatre are delighted about this honour that was bestowed on XOVA.