02 May Thursday

City Theaters Wins Five Awards

The City Theaters of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, which have attracted a great attention from the audience with its classical and contemporary plays, have been honoured with 4 awards at the “7th Labour and Success Awards” and with 1 award at the “Afife Jale Awards.”

The 7th Labor and Success Awards of the New Theater Magazine were delivered to their owners at a ceremony held at Dada Kabarett Hall on Monday evening, April 29, 2019.

The artists and plays of Istanbul City Theaters that have been awarded at the ceremony are as follows;

Elçin Atamgüç was announced as the 'Best Female Actor of the Year' with the play “Can Yeleği” (Life Vest), M. Nurullah Tuncer received the "Best Stage Design" award for his work in the play “Ocak’ta Bahar” ('Spring in January'), Osman Aktan received the Best Lighting Design Award with “Ocak’ta Bahar” ('Spring in January') and Dilek Tekintaş received the award for Outstanding Achievement in Dramaturgy with “Can Yeleği” (Life Vest).

In memory of Afife Jale, the first Turkish Muslim stage actress, Yapı Kredi Afife Jale Awards was held for the 23rd time in a spectacular ceremony at Zorlu Performance Arts Center on 29th of April, 2019 and the bests of 2019 were awarded in some categories.

Canan Göknil received the Award for Best Costume Design of the year with “Felatun Bey ile Rakim Efendi” (Felatun Bey and Rakım Efendi).

On behalf of the Istanbul's City Theaters, we would like to congratulate the award winners and wish them continued success in the future. 


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