Charles Comyn

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Charles Comyn. (19**-). Actor and director.




He was resident actor at The Space in the 1970s.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

Performed in Annie (for Brickhill-Burke), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Cold Stone Jug (at the Baxter Theatre, 1980/81), The Lesson (at the Market Theatre), Angel City (at the Market Theatre), Buried Child, Marico Moonshine and Mampoer.

Directed Cowboy Mouth, The Four Seasons (with the Baxter Company in 1981), Seer in the Suburbs Krapp's Last Tape and It's a Boy!.

He also directed Three Courteline Comedies for The Space. He later worked for The Market Theatre in ***, ***, for Maponya’s ** Company on ***, Aladdin (1984)

For The Space, he had roles in Don't Drink the Water, A Flea in her Ear, Going to Pot, Hello Out There, Home, H.P. and Friends, The Incredible Vanishing, Lysistrata S.A., Macrune’s Guevara, McCarthy, Medea, My Husband’s wild desires almost drove me mad, Picnic on the Battlefield, The Proposal, The Riddle Machine, Sea Anchor, Treats, Tsafendas, Yesterday's News and Zombie.

The Dybbuk (1986).

New theatre company, ECE Productions, founded by Charles Comyn, Elliot Frans and Kurt Egelhof, (The Citizen of 2.5.1989).

Awards, etc

See also



In a report published in The Star, 20 July 2004, Adrienne Sichel refers to "the late Charles Comyn".


Limelight 1978/79; 1980/81; 1982/83; 1983/84.

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