Helpmann Awards – video interviews with the stars

AussieTheatre’s Ben Neutze and Liam Bradbery managed to chat with some of the 2013 Helpmann Award winners immediately after they received their awards at the Sydney Opera House this week.

With grins ear to ear and a whole bunch of excited superlatives, Lucy Durack, Helen Dallimore, Russel Dykstra, Kate Grenville and Andrew Bovell all share their experiences just minutes after winning these prestigious awards for their work in the Live Performance Industry this year!

The gorgeous Lucy (now Legally Brunette) Durack is clearing a space on the mantle for her first Bobby…

After winning the award for Best New Australian Work, Kate Grenville and Andrew Bovell spoke about the process of adapting an iconic novel for the stage.

Helen Dallimore reels after winning her first Helpmann for her portrayal of Paulette in Legally Blonde

And The Addams Family’s Uncle Fester (Russell Dykstra) jokes that after his third Helpmann win he is now ‘totally up myself’

Click here to see more of our 2013 Helpmann Awards coverage

Erin James

Erin James is'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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