Perth shines at Helpmann awards
Perth talent took centre stage at last Monday night’s Helpmann Awards ceremony at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre.
Matilda The Musical brought home a record 13 awards from all 13 categories the production was nominated for, including Swanbourne-raised Tim Minchin who won Best Original Score.
Barking Gecko Theatre Company was awarded Best Presentation for Children for the company’s season of Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories.
The Perth talent continued with a performance by WA Ballet principal Matt Lehmann and ballet mistress Sandy Delasalle-Scannella of David Dawson’s On the Nature of Daylight from this year’s Ballet at the Quarry season.
Tickets for the Perth season of Matilda The Musical, which begins in February next year, go on sale on August 10.