8th Helpmann Awards

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8th Helpmann Awards
Date28 July 2008
LocationLyric Theatre, Sydney
Hosted byJonathan Biggins and Julia Zemiro
Television/radio coverage
NetworkBio.

The 2008 Helpmann Awards were presented on 28 July 2008 at the Lyric Theatre, Sydney. The ceremony was hosted by Jonathan Biggins and Julia Zemiro[1] and was broadcast live on Bio. (Foxtel's biography channel).[2]

Nominees[edit]

(winners are bolded)[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11]

Theatre[edit]

Best Play Best Direction of a Play
Best Female Actor in a Play Best Male Actor in a Play
Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play

Musicals[edit]

Best Musical
Best Direction of a Musical Best Choreography in a Musical
Best Female Actor in a Musical Best Male Actor in a Musical
Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical

Opera and Classical Music[edit]

Best Opera Best Direction of an Opera
Best Female Performer in an Opera Best Male Performer in an Opera
Best Female Performer in a Supporting Role in an Opera Best Male Performer in a Supporting Role in an Opera
Best Classical Concert Presentation Best Performance in a Classical Concert

Dance and Physical Theatre[edit]

Best Ballet or Dance Work Best Visual or Physical Theatre Production
  • Mortal EngineChunky Move presented by Sydney Festival
    • Au Revoir ParapluieSydney Festival
    • Paradise CityBranch Nebula produced by Performing Lines
    • SecretCirque Ici presented by Sydney Festival
Best Female Dancer in a Dance or Physical Theatre Work Best Male Dancer in a Dance or Physical Theatre Work
Best Choreography in a Dance or Physical Theatre Work

Contemporary Music[edit]

Best Australian Contemporary Concert Best Contemporary Music Festival
Best Performance in an Australian Contemporary Concert Best International Contemporary Concert

Other[edit]

Best Presentation for Children Best Regional Touring Production
Best Comedy Performer

Industry[edit]

Best New Australian Work
Best Original Score Best Music Direction
  • Barrie KoskyThe Tell-Tale Heart
    • Richard MillsSonglines for the Heart's Desire
    • Andree Greenwell – Venus & Adonis
    • Ben Frost – Mortal Engine
Best Scenic Design Best Costume Design
Best Lighting Design Best Sound Design
Best Special Event

References[edit]

  1. ^ Georgiou, Andrew: Helpmann Awards 2008 Archived 25 October 2009 at the Wayback Machine, Time Out Sydney, 29 July 2008.
  2. ^ Know, David: Airdate: 2008 Helpmann Awards, TV Tonight, 30 June 2008.
  3. ^ "Helpmann Awards – 2008 Nominees – Theatre". Helpmann Awards. Archived from the original on 6 December 2008. Retrieved 20 November 2008.
  4. ^ "Helpmann Awards – 2008 Nominees – Musicals". Helpmann Awards. Archived from the original on 12 June 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2008.
  5. ^ "Helpmann Awards – 2008 Nominees – Opera and Classical Music". Helpmann Awards. Archived from the original on 12 June 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2008.
  6. ^ "Helpmann Awards – 2008 Nominees – Dance and Physical Theatre". Helpmann Awards. Archived from the original on 12 June 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2008.
  7. ^ "Helpmann Awards – 2008 Nominees – Contemporary Music". Helpmann Awards. Archived from the original on 16 September 2009. Retrieved 20 November 2008.
  8. ^ "Helpmann Awards – 2008 Nominees – Comedy". Helpmann Awards. Archived from the original on 17 October 2010. Retrieved 20 November 2008.
  9. ^ "Helpmann Awards – 2008 Nominees – Industry Awards". Helpmann Awards. Archived from the original on 12 June 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2008.
  10. ^ "Helpmann Awards – 2008 Nominees – Regional Touring Award". Helpmann Awards. Archived from the original on 12 June 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2008.
  11. ^ "2008 Helpmann Awards – Winners". Helpmann Awards. Archived from the original on 21 October 2008. Retrieved 20 November 2008.

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