The 17th Annual Helpmann Awards, presented by Live Performance Australia, will be held on Monday 24 July at 7.00pm at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney on the set ofKinky Boots’.

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The Helpmann Awards are the premier celebration of Australia’s vibrant live performance industry, and recognises distinguished achievement and excellence in Australia’s live performance sectors.

The hosts this year are Jan van de Stool & Tim Draxl.

The star array of Presenters are Trevor Ashley, Jimmy Barnes AO, Joan Carden AO OBE, Penny Cook, Joel Creasey, Chloe Dallimore, Charles Edwards, Toby Francis, Wayne Harrison AM, Deborah Hutton, Dami Im, Barry Jones AC, Andrew Kay AM, NSW Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall, Emma Matthews, David McAllister AM, Tim McFarlane AM, Kate Miller-Heidke, Richard Mills AM, Kate Mulvany, Stephen Page AO, Graeme Russell, Brooke Satchwell, Garry Stewart, Lyndon Terracini AM, and Brian Walsh.

Performances at the Helpmann Awards Ceremony this year include the musicals My Fair Lady with Reg Livermore, Kinky Boots, Disney’s Aladdin, The Book of Mormon and Dami Im and Esther Hannaford celebrate the music of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.

In addition, Grinspoons’ Phil Jamieson is joined by the cast of Green Day’s American Idiot to perform ’21 Guns’.

Australian Dance Theatre will perform a tribute to choreographer Tanja Liedtke with her international success construct.

The Sydney Children’s Choir will present a piece by Sally Whitwell ‘Lux Aeterna’ for the In Memoriam and the cabaret circus hit Velvet starring Marcia Hines closes the night.



Broadcast Details

2017 Helpmann Awards will be broadcast live on Foxtel Arts and webcast via iview logou from 24th July to 23rd August.

There will be encore screenings on Tuesday 25 July at 12pm and 9.30pm and throughout the week.

For the first time the Helpmann Awards will also be broadcast on the ABC.

Watch the Helpmann Awards on the ABC on Sunday 30 July at 9.30pm.

Catch up anytime after 30th July on ABC Arts on iview.



Tickets for the 17th Annual Helpmann Awards are available now from Ticketmaster.


Gold Star Package – Show and After Party Ticket $175*

Show only Ticket $55*

*Subject to availability

An additional handling fee of $8.55 is applicable to all online bookings per transaction.



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