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The 2012 Helpmann Awards nominees announced

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Last night, the 2012 Helpmann Award nominations were announced at three simultaneous events in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. This year saw a record breaking 829 entries – from which the judging panel chose nominees for the 41 categories. Among these was Rock of Ages, receiving a total of seven nominations, and A Chorus Line scoring…

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Sydney Festival TV: Thyestes

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Fresh from his ‘Best Mainstage Production Award’ at the Sydney Theatre Awards for The Wild Duck, Simon Stone directs Thyestes at Carriageworks. The savagery of this Greek legend is reinterpreted into a shockingly funny, edge-of-your-seat and partially improvised new version. Catch the cast and crew rehearsing and improvising the tale of a King who unwittingly…

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Sydney Festival TV: iOTA – Young, Hard & Solo

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With the runaway success of Smoke & Mirrors and three Helpmann Awards under his belt, iOTA takes to the stage for this deeply personal and outrageous Sydney Opera House performance. From Hedwig and the Angry Inch and the Rocky Horror Picture Show, he revisits the songs close to his heart. Check out this sneak peek…

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Sydney Festival TV: The Barefoot Divas

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Meet the women of The Barefoot Divas, six dazzling singers from Australia, NZ and Papua New Guinea. In Walk a Mile in My Shoes at Sydney Festival 2012, they perform and share hilarious stories of diva life on the road, with deep connections to their land and indigenous cultures. With Helpmann Award winner Ursula Yovich…

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Winners: Helpmann Awards 2011

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Congratulations to the winners of The 2011 Helpmann Awards last night. A dizzying array of Australian stage talent descended on the Sydney Opera House to celebrate theatre’s night of nights. The indomitable Geoffrey Rush won the Best Actor in a Play award for The Diary of a Madman, beating Toby Schmitz for Much Ado About…

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The 2011 Helpmann Awards: Exclusive to STUDIO

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Download PDF: STUDIO presents the 2011 Helpmann Awards SCREENING EXCLUSIVELY LIVE on STUDIO FOXTEL is proud to present The 2011 Helpmann Awards broadcast live from the Sydney Opera House on STUDIO, this Monday 1 August from 7.30pm AEST. Australia’s equivalent to the Tony Awards on Broadway and London’s Olivier Awards, the Helpmann Awards recognise excellence…

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