Sydney Theatre Awards

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The Sydney Theatre Awards are annual awards to recognise the strength, quality and diversity of professional theatre in Sydney, Australia. They were established in 2005 by a group of major Sydney theatre critics.[1] The awards recognise mainstage and independent plays and musicals.[2][3]

Selected award recipients[edit]

2018[edit]

The 2018 awards were announced on 21 January 2019.[4][5]

2017[edit]

The 2017 awards were announced on 22 January 2018.[6]

2016[edit]

The 2016 awards were announced at the Seymour Centre on 23 January 2017.[7] Recipients included:

2015[edit]

The 2015 awards were announced at the Paddington RSL on 18 January 2016.[8] Recipients included:

2014[edit]

2013[edit]

2012[edit]

  • Best Mainstage Production: Medea (Belvoir in association with Australian Theatre for Young People)
  • Best Direction of a Mainstage Production: Anne-Louise Sarks (Medea)
  • Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Mainstage Production: Blazey Best (Medea)
  • Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Mainstage Production: Josh McConville (The Boys)
  • Best Independent Production: Punk Rock (pantsguys Productions with atyp Under The Wharf)
  • Best New Australian Work: Medea (Kate Mulvany and Anne-Louise Sarks after Euripides)
  • Best Production of a Musical: South Pacific
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Barry Humphries

2011[edit]

The 2011 Sydney Theatre Awards were announced in Paddington, NSW on 15 January 2012.[9]

  • Best Mainstage Production: The Wild Duck (Belvoir)
  • Best Direction of a Mainstage Production: Simon Stone (The Wild Duck)
  • Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Mainstage Production: Cate Blanchett (Gross und Klein)
  • Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Mainstage Production: Colin Moody (Julius Caesar)
  • Best Independent Production: The Libertine (Sport for Jove Theatre with Darlinghurst Theatre Company)
  • Best New Australian Work: The Dark Room (Angela Betzien)
  • Best Production of a Musical: Hairspray
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: David Williamson

References[edit]

  1. ^ Meares, Joel (2015-01-19). "Sydney Theatre Awards winners: Reg Livermore honoured as Shakespeare dominates". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2017-05-05.
  2. ^ Blake, Elissa (2016-01-18). "Sydney Theatre Awards 2015: Belvoir's Ivanov dominates and Matilda girls honoured". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2017-05-05.
  3. ^ Blake, Elissa (2014-12-16). "Sydney Theatre Awards: recognition for small musicals and female playwrights but snubs for Strictly Ballroom and Hugo Weaving". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2017-05-05.
  4. ^ "2018 | Sydney Theatre Awards". www.sydneytheatreawards.com. Retrieved 2019-01-22.
  5. ^ Jefferson, Dee (2019-01-22). "Sydney Theatre Awards dominated by The Harp in the South and The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui". ABC News. Retrieved 2019-01-22.
  6. ^ Nguyen, Justine (22 January 2018). "2017 Sydney Theatre Awards Announced". Limelight Magazine. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Sydney Theatre Awards full winners list: Belvoir, Antigone & Little Shop dominate". dailyreview.com.au. Retrieved 2017-05-05.
  8. ^ Blake, Elissa (2016-01-18). "Sydney Theatre Awards 2015: Belvoir's Ivanov dominates and Matilda girls honoured". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2017-09-18.
  9. ^ Hook, Chris (16 January 2012). "2011 Sydney Theatre Award winners Simon Stone's adaptation of Ibsen's The Wild Duck". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 5 April 2018.