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Paul Capsis Paul Capsis i(A137207 works by)
Gender: Male
Heritage: Maltese
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BiographyHistory

Singer and actor Paul Capsis won a Helpmann Award in 2007 for Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for The Lost Echo.

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Notes

  • For further information, see Paul Capsis's website: http://www.paulcapsis.com/

Awards for Works

Angela's Kitchen 2010 single work drama

'In 1948, Angela left Malta. Having gathered up five children, she sailed out on the Strathnavar, leaving poverty and the war behind. Her destination: Australia. In Surry Hills, she could build a bright new life. If only she could first learn the language, finish shoring up their dilapidated house, find new friends, get the racist neighbour off her back and keep her son away from sly grog queen Kate Leigh's kids.

'Back in Malta, someone else has made a journey. Making his way along Kalkara's glistening harbourside, a young man with flowing black hair has returned to claim his past. Paul Capsis is walking home.

'A journey that begins at a kitchen table becomes a sprawling family history and a fitting tribute to a much-loved matriarch. Told simply and truthfully, Angela's Kitchen is an astonishingly evocative piece of autobiographical theatre from one of Australia's most versatile performers.'

Source: Griffin Theatre Company website, http://www.griffintheatre.com.au/
Sighted: 15/11/2010

2012 winner Helpmann Awards for Performing Arts in Australia Best New Australian Work
2010 nominated Sydney Theatre Awards Best New Australian Work
Last amended 15 Nov 2010 11:42:01
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