Helpmann 2018

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We’re delighted to receive nine nominations, across four productions, at the 2018 Helpmann Awards.

Congratulations to our creative teams, actors, production crews and staff, who have all contributed to this incredible achievement.

MTC’s The Children (co-produced with Sydney Theatre Company) received four nominations including, Best Direction of a Play for our Associate Director Sarah Goodes, Best Play and Best Female Actor in a Play. Both Sarah Peirse and Pamela Rabe were nominated for their wonderful performances as Rose and Hazel.

MTC’s co-presentation with Arts Centre Melbourne of National Theatre’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time received three nominations including Best Lighting Design, Best Scenic Design and Best Sound Design.

For his stellar performance as Andr‎é in MTC’s co-production with STC of The Father, John Bell has been nominated for Best Male Actor in a Play, while Jane Montgomery-Griffiths has been nominated for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for her unforgettable performances as Witch and Nurse in Macbeth.

Congratulations to all this year’s Helpmann Award nominees.

BEST PLAY
The Children (co-production with Sydney Theatre Company)

BEST DIRECTION OF A PLAY
Sarah Goodes – The Children (co-production with Sydney Theatre Company)

BEST FEMALE ACTOR IN A PLAY
Sarah Peirse – The Children (co-production with Sydney Theatre Company)

BEST FEMALE ACTOR IN A PLAY
Pamela Rabe – The Children (co-production with Sydney Theatre Company)

BEST MALE ACTOR IN A PLAY
John Bell – The Father (co-production with Sydney Theatre Company)

BEST FEMALE ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A PLAY
Jane Montgomery-Griffiths – Macbeth

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN
Paule Constable – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (National Theatre production, co-presented with Arts Centre Melbourne)

BEST SCENIC DESIGN
Bunny Christie – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (National Theatre production, co-presented with Arts Centre Melbourne)

BEST SOUND DESIGN
Ian Dickinson – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (National Theatre production, co-presented with Arts Centre Melbourne)

You can view the full list of nominations here.

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