TWO WEEKS TO GO :SYDNEY THEATRE AWARDS

Nominations have been announced  for the Sydney Theatre Awards for 2017, which will be presented at a gala ceremony on Monday 22 January 2018 at 6pm at the Everest Theatre, Seymour Centre.

NOMINATIONS FOR 2017 SYDNEY THEATRE AWARDS

BEST MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION
Cloud Nine (Sydney Theatre Company)
Hir (Belvoir) 
Mr Burns (Belvoir)
Shit (Sydney Festival)SAG REVIEW HERE
BEST INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION
Dry Land (Outhouse Theatre Co and Mad March Hare)
SAG REVIEW HERE 
The Ham Funeral (Siren Theatre Company)
SAG REVIEW HERE
The Trouble With Harry (Siren Theatre Co in association with Seymour Centre)  SAG REVIEW HERE 
A View From the Bridge (Red Line Productions)SAG REVIEW HERE 
BEST DIRECTION OF A MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION
Anne-Louise Sarks (The Merchant of Venice) SAG REVIEW HERE 
Imara Savage (Mr Burns)
Anthea Williams (Hir)
Kip Williams (Cloud Nine)
BEST DIRECTION OF AN INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION
Claudia Barrie (Dry Land) SAG REVIEW HERE  
Kate Gaul (The Ham Funeral) SAG REVIEW HERE 
Kate Gaul (The Trouble With Harry) SAG REVIEW HERE 
Iain Sinclair (A View From the Bridge)SAG REVIEW HERE 
BEST FEMALE ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE IN A MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION
Genevieve Lemon (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf)
Heather Mitchell (Cloud Nine)
Kate Mulvany (Richard III)  SAG REVIEW HERE
Helen Thomson (Hir)
Ursula Yovich (Barbara and the Camp Dogs) SAG REVIEW HERE
BEST MALE ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE IN A MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION
John Bell (The Father) SAG REVIEW HERE 
Mitchell Butel (The Merchant of Venice)SAG REVIEW HERE 
Darren Gilshenan (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf)
Pacharo Mzembe (Prize Fighter) SAG REVIEW HERE
Steve Rodgers (Diving for Pearls) SAG REVIEW HERE 
BEST FEMALE ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE IN AN INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION
Belinda Giblin (Doubt)
Jodie Le Vesconte (The Trouble With Harry) SAG REVIEW HERE
Sarah Meacham (Dry Land)SAG REVIEW HERE 
Gabrielle Scawthorn (The Village Bike) SAG REVIEW HERE
BEST MALE ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE IN AN INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION
Tommy Bradson (Nosferatutu)SAG REVIEW HERE
Ivan Donato (A View From the Bridge)SAG REVIEW HERE  
Tobias Manderson-Galvin (Puntila/Matti) SAG REVIEW HERE
John O’Hare (The Night Alive)
BEST FEMALE ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION
Kate Box (Cloud Nine)
Elaine Crombie (Barbara and the Camp Dogs) SAG REVIEW HERE
Anita Hegh (The Father)SAG REVIEW HERE 
Claire Lovering (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf)
BEST MALE ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION
Harry Greenwood (Cloud Nine)
Brandon McClelland (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf)
Josh McConville (Cloud Nine)
Michael Whalley (Hir)
BEST FEMALE ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN AN INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION
Antoinette Barboutis (Puntila/Matti)SAG REVIEW HERE
Charmaine Bingwa (Doubt)
Zoe Terakes (A View From the Bridge)SAG REVIEW HERE 
Janine Watson (A View From the Bridge) SAG REVIEW HERE 
BEST MALE ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN AN INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION
Justin Stewart Cotta (This Much Is True) SAG REVIEW HERE
Andrew Lindqvist (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo)
Lex Marinos (Sunset Strip)SAG REVIEW HERE 
Johnny Nasser (The Ham Funeral)SAG REVIEW HERE 
BEST STAGE DESIGN OF A MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION
Dale Ferguson (Away)  SAG REVIEW HERE 
Michael Hankin (Hir)
Marg Horwell (Shit)SAG REVIEW HERE 
Jonathan Oxlade (Mr Burns)
BEST STAGE DESIGN OF AN INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION
Alicia Clements (Assassins)SAG REVIEW HERE
Isabel Hudson (Dry Land)SAG REVIEW HERE 
Alice Morgan (The Trouble With Harry)  SAG REVIEW HERE 
Lauren Peters (Calamity Jane)
BEST COSTUME DESIGN OF A MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION
Elizabeth Gadsby (Cloud Nine)
Michael Hankin (Hir)
Jonathon Oxlade (Mr Burns)
Gabriela Tylesova (Muriel’s Wedding)SAG REVIEW HERE 
BEST COSTUME DESIGN OF AN INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION
Alicia Clements (Assassins)SAG REVIEW HERE
Alice Morgan (The Trouble With Harry) SAG REVIEW HERE
Lauren Peters (Calamity Jane)
Emma Vine (Only Heaven Knows)
BEST LIGHTING DESIGN OF A MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION
Paul Jackson (Away)SAG REVIEW HERE 
Chris Petridis (Mr Burns)
Nick Schlieper (Chimerica)SAG REVIEW HERE
Emma Valente (The Testament of Mary)SAG REVIEW HERE 
BEST LIGHTING DESIGN OF AN INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION
Alexander Berlage (Doubt)
Alexander Berlage (4:48 Psychosis) SAG REVIEW HERE
Matt Cox (The Trouble With Harry)SAG REVIEW HERE
Hartley TA Kemp (The Ham Funeral)SAG REVIEW HERE
BEST SOUND DESIGN OF A MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION
Nate Edmondson (Cloud Nine)
David Franzke (Away)
Max Lyandvert (The Testament of Mary)SAG REVIEW HERE 
The Sweats (Chimerica) SAG REVIEW HERE
BEST SOUND DESIGN OF AN INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION
Nate Edmondson (The Ham Funeral)SAG REVIEW HERE
Nate Edmondson (Jatinga)
Nate Edmondson (The Trouble With Harry)SAG REVIEW HERE
Benjamin Freeman (4:48 Psychosis) SAG REVIEW HERE
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE OF A MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION
Chris Williams (Cloud Nine)
The Sweats (Chimerica) SAG REVIEW HERE
Alana Valentine, Ursula Yovich and Adm Ventura (Barbara and the Camp Dogs)SAG REVIEW HERE
Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall (Muriel’s Wedding)SAG REVIEW HERE

BEST NEW AUSTRALIAN WORK
Barbara and the Camp Dogs (Ursula Yovich and Alana Valentine)SAG REVIEW HERE
Black is the New White (Nakkiah Lui)
Muriel’s Wedding (PJ Hogan, Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall) SAG REVIEW HERE
Shit (Patricia Cornelius)SAG REVIEW HERE 
BEST NEWCOMER
Maggie McKenna (Muriel’s Wedding) SAG REVIEW HERE
Michelle Ny (Dry Land) SAG REVIEW HERE
Kurt Pimblett (Hir)
Zoe Terakes (A View From the Bridge)SAG REVIEW HERE 
Ebony Vagulans (Diving for Pearls) SAG REVIEW HERE
BEST PRODUCTION OF A MAINSTREAM MUSICAL
Beautiful (Michael Cassel, Paul Blake, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Mike Bosner)  SAG REVIEW HERE 
Kinky Boots (Michael Cassel by arrangement with Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig)SAG REVIEW
Ladies in Black (Queensland Theatre, Sydney Festival and Sydney Lyric)SAG REVIEW HERE
Muriel’s Wedding (Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures)SAG REVIEW HERE
BEST PRODUCTION OF AN INDEPENDENT MUSICAL
Assassins (Hayes Theatre Co) SAG REVIEW HERE
Calamity Jane (One Eyed Man Productions in association with Neglected Musicals and Hayes Theatre Co)
Only Heaven Knows (Luckiest Productions in association with Hayes Theatre Co)
BEST DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL
Dean Bryant (Assassins)SAG REVIEW HERE
Richard Carroll (Calamity Jane)
Simon Phillips (Muriel’s Wedding) SAG REVIEW HERE
Shaun Rennie (Only Heaven Knows)
JUDITH JOHNSON AWARD FOR BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE IN A MUSICAL
Annie Aitken (Melba)
Virginia Gay (Calamity Jane)
Esther Hannaford (Beautiful)SAG REVIEW HERE
Maggie McKenna (Muriel’s Wedding)SAG REVIEW HERE
JUDITH JOHNSON AWARD FOR BEST PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE IN A MUSICAL
David Campbell (Assassins)SAG REVIEW HERE
Tim Draxl (Only Heaven Knows)
Toby Francis (Kinky Boots)
Ben Hall (Only Heaven Knows)
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MUSICAL
Blazey Best (Only Heaven Knows)
Justine Clarke (Muriel’s Wedding)SAG REVIEW HERE
Madeleine Jones (Muriel’s Wedding)SAG REVIEW HERE
Christie Whelan Browne (Muriel’s Wedding)SAG REVIEW HERE
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MUSICAL
Matthew Backer (Only Heaven Knows)
Rob Johnson (Calamity Jane)
Joe Kosky (High Fidelity)SAG REVIEW HERE
Hayden Tee (Only Heaven Knows)
BEST CHOREOGRAPHY IN A MUSICAL
Andrew Hallsworth (Assassins)SAG REVIEW HERE
Andrew Hallsworth (Muriel’s Wedding)SAG REVIEW HERE
Cameron Mitchell (Big Fish)SAG REVIEW HERE
Cameron Mitchell (Calamity Jane)
BEST MUSICAL DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL
Daniel Edmonds (Only Heaven Knows)
Isaac Hayward (Muriel’s Wedding)
Nigel Ubrihien (Calamity Jane)SAG REVIEW HERE
Andrew Worboys (Assassins)SAG REVIEW HERE
BEST CABARET PRODUCTION
Betty Grumble's Love and Anger
Blue, the Songs of Joni Mitchell
Hot Brown Honey
Mother's Ruin: A Cabaret About Gin
BEST PRODUCTION FOR CHILDREN
Diary of a Wombat (Monkey Baa) SAG REVIEW HERE 
Junk (Flying Fruit Fly Circus) SAG REVIEW HERE 
Kaleidoscope (Company 2 and Sydney Festival) SAG REVIEW HERE 
You and Me and the Space Between (Terrapin Puppet Theatre and Sydney Festival)SAG REVIEW HERE 
BEST PRODUCTION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Dignity of Risk (atyp/Shopfront Arts)SAG REVIEW HERE
Moth (atyp)  SAG REVIEW HERE
Oedipus Doesn't Live Here Anymore (atyp)SAG REVIEW HERE
When The Streets Had a Name (Monkey Baa)SAG REVIEW HERE
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
To be announced at the Awards ceremony

 

For more information about the SYDNEY THEATRE AWARDS visit:

http://www.sydneytheatreawards.com/

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