The nominations include:
Best Performance by a Lead Actress in a Play; Buhle Ngaba in What Remains as The Student; Charmaine Weir-Smith in Suddenly the Storm as Shanell; Faniswa Yisa in What Remains as The Archeologist; Tinarie van Wyk Loots in Hemelruim as Mariaan; and Tinarie van Wyk Loots in Marat/Sade as Charlotte Corday.
Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Play: André Roothman in Die Nag van Legio as Dogoman; Charlton George in Marat/Sade as Jean-Paul Marat;
Craig Morris in Tartuffe as Tartuffe/Madame Pernelle; Ephraim Gordon in Die Dans van die Watermeid as Mills; and Marty Kintu in Topdog/Underdog as Lincoln.
Best Performance by a Lead Actress in a Musical or Music Theatre Show: Ashleigh Harvey in Funny Girl as Fanny Brice; Edith Plaatjies in King Kong as Joyce; Emma Kingston in Evita as Eva; Nondumiso Tembe in King Kong as Joyce; and Tarryn Lamb in Aunty Merle the Musical as Abigail.
Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Musical or Music Theatre Show:
Andile Gumbi in King Kong as King Kong; David Dennis in Priscilla Queen of the Desert as Bernadette; Jonathan Roxmouth in Evita as Che; Marc Lottering in Aunty Merle the Musical as Aunty Merle; and Sne Dladla in King Kong as Pop.