Nominees announced for 2018 Sydney Theatre Awards

Posted on: 26/12/2018 7:34AM

2018 Sydney Theatre Awards NominationsEarlier this month, nominations were announced for the 2018 Sydney Theatre Awards, which will be presented at a gala ceremony on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the York Theatre, Seymour Centre.

 

Leading the list with 11 nominations is The Harp in the South: Part One and Part Two, produced by the Sydney Theatre Company, followed by Cry-Baby from LPD and Hayes Theatre Co and Sydney Theatre Company’s The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, both on nine nominations. In the Heights, produced by Blue Saint Productions in association with Hayes Theatre Co, was awarded eight nominations, while The Flick from Outhouse Theatre Company and Seymour Centre received seven nominations.

 

Nominations in the 33 categories were spread across 49 productions that played on Sydney stages during 2018. Sydney Theatre Company has a clean sweep in the Best Mainstage Production category with Blackie Blackie Brown, The Harp In The South, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui and Saint Joan all vying for the award, the first time one theatre company has dominated all nominations in this category. The nominees for Best Independent Production are The Flick (Outhouse Theatre Company in association with Seymour Centre), Metamorphoses (Apocalypse Theatre Company in association with Red Line Productions), Stupid F***ing Bird (New Theatre) and There Will Be A Climax (Red Line Productions in partnership with NIDA).

 

The 2018 nominees for Best Choreography in a Musical are Leslie Bell for She Loves Me, Amy Campbell for In the Heights, Madison Lee for The Wild Party and Cameron Mitchell for Cry-Baby

 

For more information on the 2018 Sydney Theatre Awards and to see the full list of 2018 nominees, visit www.sydneytheatreawards.com

 

Photo: In the Heights, produced by Blue Saint Productions in association with Hayes Theatre Co, was awarded eight nominations, including best choreography by Amy Campbell (So You Think You Can Dance, Hispanic Attack). Photo by Grant Leslie Photography.



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