2014 Helpmann Awards nominations announcement scheduled for July 14

Live Performance Australia (LPA) have confirmed that the 2014 Helpmann Awards Nominations Announcements will be held concurrently at 6 venues across the country on Monday July 14.

HelpmannAwards_2014Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Hobart will host ceremonies at 6pm local time, with Adelaide’s ceremony kicking off at 5:30pm and Perth’s at 4pm to accommodate time zone differences.

Although previous ceremonies have been held at the Joan Sutherland Theatre at the Sydney Opera House of late, the 2014 Helpmann Award Ceremony will take place on Monday 18 August at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney. According to LPA, the “rich history of this venue represents the commitment, strength and spirit of the live performance community in Australia.”

As in previous years, Foxtel’s ARENA channel will officially broadcast the Awards night in August.

Nomination Announcments will take place at the following venues:

Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay

Richard Wherrett Studio
22 Hickson Rd
Walsh Bay, Sydney
At 6pm

Melbourne Recital Centre

Corner of Southbank Boulevard & Sturt St
At 6pm

Queensland Performing Arts Centre

Playhouse Stalls Foyer
(enter via river side stairs)
At 6pm

Theatre Royal

29 Campbell St
At 6pm

Adelaide Festival Centre

Piano Bar
Festival Drive
At 5.30pm

His Majesty’s Theatre

Dress Circle Bar
825 Hay St
At 4pm

The big winners from the 2013 awards were

Secret River (STC) – 6 awards
Legally Blonde – 5 awards
King Kong – 5 awards
Salome – 4 awards

Who do YOU think will be among the 2014 nominees? Have your say below!

Erin James

Erin James is AussieTheatre.com's former Editor in Chief and a performer on both stage and screen. Credits include My Fair Lady, South Pacific and The King and I (Opera Australia), Love Never Dies and Cats (Really Useful Group), Blood Brothers (Enda Markey Presents), A Place To Call Home (Foxtel/Channel 7) and the feature film The Little Death (written and directed by Josh Lawson).

Erin James

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