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.
Sydney, 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
Melbourne Recital Centre
Corner of Southbank Boulevard & Sturt St
Queensland Performing Arts Centre
Playhouse Stalls Foyer
(enter via river side stairs)
29 Campbell St
Adelaide Festival Centre
His Majesty’s Theatre
Dress Circle Bar
825 Hay St
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!