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18th Annual Helpmann Awards Act I and Act II

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Helpmann Awards
The Helpmann Awards

Every year, the Helpmann Awards brings together the elite performers in the entertainment industry. This year, the winners of the 2018 Helpmann Awards will be announced at two events and will also be broadcast exclusively on the ABC.

Helpmann Awards Act I: Sunday 15 July 6.00pm Sydney Town Hall

Act I This event is hosted by artistic directors Rhoda Roberts AM and Michael Lynch CBE AO and will be held at cocktail hour celebrating the very best creative, designer and supporting roles. There will also be awards for Best Presentation for Children, Best Regional Touring Production and Best Special Event.

Entertainment for guests will include pianists Vanessa Scammell and Max Lambert performing a duet on grand pianos. Other performances will include Chloe Dallimore and Amanda Laing, musical theatre rising star Georgina Hopson, Sydney Youth Orchestra quintet, and dynamic operatic duo Jenny Lui and Andrew Jones.

Helpmann Award Act II Monday 16 July 2018 Capitol Theatre Sydney

Act 11 is a black tie event and will be hosted by Olivier & Tony Nominee, performer and writer, Tony Sheldon; acclaimed choreographer Raphael Bonachela; Jacqueline Dark and David Campbell. Special Awards will be presented in all live performance genres.

The evening will begin its red carpet event at 6.00pm with Australia's favourite Diva, Rhonda Burchmore .

Rhonda Burchmore, Helpmann Awards
Rhonda Burchmore - image FB

The highlight of the evening will be a spectacular performance with the cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical performing "It's Raining Men".

Guest will also enjoy a captivating duet from the Sydney Dance Company dancers Davide Di Giovanni and Charmene Yap. Also a live performance from the stars from the new Australian musical Muriel's Wedding, Maggie McKenna and Madeleine Jones.

A treat song from the triple ARIA award winners, 'My Friend the Chocolate Cake'', David Bridie, Helen Mountfort and Hope Csutoros will wow the audience with their entrancing "Weep".

For more information on performances check out the website.

The Helpmann Awards Act II will also be broadcast live from the Capitol Theatre on ABC on Monday 16 July at 9.30pm. Highlight from the previous night, Act I, will also be part of the broadcast.

Tickets for the 18th Annual Helpmann Awards Act I and Act II are now on sale via Ticketmaster.

If you can't attend the events don't miss it live on ABC TV Monday 16 July 9.30pm or catch up anytime on ABC iView

Helpmann Awards ACT I
Sunday 15 July, 2018
Sydney Town Hall: 6.00pm
Show only Tickets: $29

Helpmann Awards ACT II
Monday 16 July, 2018
Capitol Theatre: 8.00pm
Red Carpet 6.00pm 7.30pm
Gold Pass: $175* -(Show Souvenir Programme & After Party)
Show only tickets: $69*
Subject to availability. An additional handling fee of $8.55 is applicable to all online bookings per transaction.

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Why? Premier celebration of Australias Live Performance industry
When: Sunday 15 July and Monday 16 July, 2018
Phone: 03 8614 2000
Where: Sydney Town Hall and the Captiol Theatre - see article
Cost: Sunday 15 July, Show only $29, Monday 16 July: gold pass: $175 (Show Souvenir Programme After Party) Show only: $69
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