Philip Godawa

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(****-****). Actor. Performed in Shrivings, Die Paddas, Roulette, Much Ado about Nothing, Boeing Boeing, Oh What a Lovely War, Hayfever (as “Simon”), Charlie Brown (as “Snoopy” with CAPAB), Ross (with PACT), Fiddler on the Roof (as “Motel”), Show Boat (as “Frank” with CAPAB) and in Relatively Speaking (as “Greg” with CAPAB). (SACD 1978/79) (SACD 1979/80)

GODAWA, Philip. (19**-) Actor. **** Roles in **, Don't Drink the Water by Woody Allen (NAPAC, 1980), * GODAWA, Philip. He starred in NAPAC’s production of Noël and Gertie together with Andre Hattingh at the Leonard Rayne Theatre in 1986. He starred in Lerner and Lowe’s Gigi at the Pretoria State Theatre in 1992. He directed Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! in 1993. (Tucker, 1997)

(19**-19**) Actor.



Trained at UCT Drama School.


Joined CAPAB.

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

Played for CAPAB in productions such as Shrivings, Much Ado About Nothing, Boeing Boeing, Hamlet and Hayfever. Last production as permanent member of CAPAB was You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown in which he played Snoopy. Musicals: Fiddler on the Roof; Kiss Me Kate; Show Boat; Hello Dolly; Sound of Music.

Spent 5 years in England appearing in various theatres and plays.

Back in SA: Noel & Gertie; Private Lives.

TV work: Zarbor II; Barneby's Comet; Reap the Whirlwind.

Presented the weekly arts programmes When Movies Were Movies; Arts on One; wrote and presented the Artes nominated documentary Applause.

Prof Higgins in My Fair Lady; Pilate in Jesus Christ Superstar (both for NAPAC); Gaston in Gigi for PACT.

Directed a Rogers and Hammerstein tribute show for NAPAC. Directed The Sound of Music for PACOFS. Directed Oklahoma!.

Starred in What About Luv?.

Awards, etc


What About Luv? programme notes, 19**.

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