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The Judas Kiss | Red Line Productions

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Hare vividly imagines the interior emotional lives of these historic figures and the infamous public airing of their scandal, choosing to focus on two key moments of “downfall” in Oscar Wilde’s life which took place outside of the public sp...

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Tosca | Opera Australia

Sunday, 19 February 2017

Opera Australia’s current production of Tosca under the direction of John Bell is sheer brilliance.

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The Trouble With Harry | Siren Theatre Co

Sunday, 19 February 2017

With The Trouble With Harry, Philpott has created a theatrical palimpsest, applying an inquisitive imagination to fragmentary facts, firing up discussion on gender, sex and ethnic pr...

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Tapestry: The Songs of Carole King

Sunday, 12 February 2017

Don't let anybody tell you that nostalgia ain’t what it used to be. An ecstatic audience cheered, clapped, whistled, hollered and got to their feet on numerous occasions during Tapestry at the Enmore Theatre last Friday ni...

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The Little Dog Laughed | New Theatre

Saturday, 11 February 2017

There's plenty of bark and lots of bite in New Theatre's production of The Little Dog Laughed by Douglas Carter Beane.

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BU21 | Outhouse Theatre Co

Friday, 10 February 2017

When you’re stuck in an oppressively hot theatre with one fan struggling to make an impact during a Sydney heatwave, you’d better hope that the show you are about to see is go...

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Burlesque in BED | Russian Doll Productions

Sunday, 5 February 2017

With raucous patrons braving the sweltering February heat and tight quarters above the B.E.D. (Beats Eats Drinks) pub, “intimate” would certainly be one way to describe this hilariously in-your-face showcase of Australian ne...

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La Traviata | Opera Australia

Sunday, 5 February 2017

Opera Australia’s 200th celebratory performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata is a tireless jewel of melodic beauty and poignant tragedy that carries its audience on a wave of pa...

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Cabaret | Hayes Theatre Co

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Quite simply – this is a must see production.

Latest News - Sydney

STC announces new Artistic Director

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Sydney Theatre Company today announced that it has appointed Kip Williams as Artistic Director commencing 3 November 20...

Thursday, 3 November 2016

2007 Helpmann Award Winners
Tuesday, 07 August 2007 11:39
The 2007 Helpmann Awards were presented last night at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney.

The Helpmann Awards, established in 2001 by Live Performance Australia (LPA), saw 41 awards presented, plus the prestigious JC Williamson Award was awarded to Dame Margaret Scott AC DBE and Professor Barry Tuckwell AC OBE in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the Australian live performance industry.

Jonathan Biggins, acclaimed actor, broadcaster and comedian was MC for the evening which included performances by David Campbell, Ray Crowe, Colleen Hewett, Damien Leith, and the casts of Billy Elliot, Eurobeat, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Miss Saigon, and Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical.

Presenters included – Sir Ian McKellen, Julie Anthony, Deborah Conway, Max Cullen, Carmen Duncan, Simon Gallagher, Nancye Hayes, John Howard, Yvonne Kenny, Todd McKenney, Trisha Noble, Magda Szubanski, Sigrid Thornton, and Stuart Wagstaff.

A full list of winners is listed below.

Visit: www.helpmannawards.com.au


Best Australian Contemporary Concert
Melbourne International Arts Festival and Arts House - Murundak

Best Ballet or Dance Work
Lucy Guerin Company - Structure & Sadness

Best Choreography in a Ballet or Dance Work
Akram Khan and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui - Zero Degrees

Best Choreography in a Musical
Kelley Abbey and Kenny Ortega - The Boy From Oz

Best Classical Concert Presentation
Australian Chamber Orchestra – Revolution

Best Comedy Performer
Adam Hills - Adam Hills - Joymonger

Best Contemporary Music Festival
Vivian Lees & Ken West - Creative Festival Entertainment - Big Day Out Festival 2007

Best Costume Design
Tim Chappel & Lizzy Gardiner – Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Musical

Best Direction of A Play
Barrie Kosky - The Lost Echo

Best Direction of An Opera
Douglas Horton - The Hive

Best Direction of Musical
Neil Armfield - Keating!

Best Female Actor in a Musical
Laurie Cadevida - Miss Saigon

Best Female Actor in a Play
Ursula Yovich - Capricornia

Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical
Colleen Hewett - The Boy From Oz

Best Female Actor in a Supporting role in a Play
Deborah Mailman - The Lost Echo

Best Female Dancer in a Ballet
Ros Warby - Monumental

Best Female Performer in A Supporting Role in An Opera
Orla Boylan - The Love of the Nightingale

Best Female Performer in an Opera
Emma Matthews - The Love of the Nightingale

Best International Contemporary Concert
Michael Coppel - Pink - I'm Not Dead! Tour

Best Lighting Design
Al Gurdon - Robbie Williams Close Encounters Tour

Best Male Actor in A Musical
iOTA - Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Best Male Actor In A Play
Jefferson Mays - I Am My Own Wife

Best Male Actor In a Supporting Role In A Musical
Terry Serio - Keating!

Best Male Actor in a Supporting role in a Play
Paul Capsis - The Lost Echo

Best Male Dancer in A Ballet or Dance Work
Akram Khan - Zero Degrees

Best Male Performer in a Supporting Role in an Opera
James Egglestone - The Love of the Nightingale

Best Male Performer in an Opera
Jonathan Summers - Rigoletto

Best Musical
Company B - Keating!

Best Musical Direction
Richard Mills - The Love of the Nightingale

Best New Australian Work
Barrie Kosky and Tom Wright - The Lost Echo

Best Opera
Opera Australia - Rusalka

Best Original Score
Paul Keelan & Gary Young – Sideshow Alley

Best Performance in a Classical Concert
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra - Master Series - Courage under fire Shostakovich Symphony No 7 Leningrad

Best Performance in an Australian Comtemporary Concert
David Campbell - David Campbell "Wild With Style"

Best Play
Sydney Theatre Company - The Lost Echo

Best Presentation For Children
Monkey Baa Theatre for Young People Ltd - Jackie French's "Hitler's Daughter"

Best Regional Touring Production
Ensemble Productions in association with Christine Dunstan Productions - Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks

Best Scenic Design
Brian Thomson - The Boy From Oz

Best Sound Design
Michael Waters - The Woman In Black

Best Special Event
DCE Janice Crystal Larry Magid and Face Productions - Billy Crystal 700 Sundays

Best Visual or Physical Theatre
Malthouse Theatre and Sydney Opera House - Honour Bound
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