Sam Marais

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Sam Marais (19**-). Actor.

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

Performed in The Thorn Child, Met Permissie Gesê (at the Market Theatre), Putsonderwater (with TRUK), Evita (with PACT), as The Master in Godspell, directed by Des Lindberg and Dawn Lindberg at the Civic Theatre for PACT in May 1986 and at the State Theatre, Pretoria in 1985, Movin’ at Sun City in 1987, Ain’t Misbehavin’ at the André Huguenet Theatre in 1990 and as Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar at the Natal Playhouse in 1991.

Other productions include Barnum, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, True Confusions, Evita, The Wiz, Queen at the Opera.


He won the Vita Award for his role in the musical Once on This Island, 1993.


SACD 1981/82.

Tucker, 1997. 430, 446, 454, 485, 501.

NELM catalogue.

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