Phil Jamieson of Grinspoon will perform ’21 Guns’ from American Idiot at the Helpmann Awards for 2017.
The Australian production of Green Day’s American Idiot has received a nomination for this year’s awards.
The Helpmann’s recognises excellence in live performance. 42 awards were announced on June 19 with the winners to be named in Sydney on July 24.
The Helpmann Awards Ceremony this year will be staged on the set of Kinky Boots at the Capitol Theatre and features performances from the musicals ‘My Fair Lady’ with Reg Livermore, ‘Kinky Boots’, ‘Disney’s Aladdin’, ‘The Book of Mormon’ and ‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’ featuring Dami Im and the star of the show Esther Hannaford.
Australian Dance Theatre perform a tribute to choreographer Tanja Liedtke with her International success ‘Construct’.
The Sydney Children’s Choir present a piece by Sally Whitwell ‘Lux Aeterna’ for the In Memoriam and the cabaret circus hit ‘Velvet’ starring Marcia Hines closes the night.
The hosts for the evening include Queenie van de Zandt, Tim Draxl, Brooke Satchwell, Trevor Ashley, Garry Stewart, David McAllister AM, Stephen Page AM, Richard Mills AM, Emma Mathews, Lyndon Terracini AM, Deborah Hutton, Kate Mulvany, Charles Edwards, Jimmy Barnes AO and many more.
The Executive Producer of the Helpmann Awards, Jon Nicholls, said “this is the largest group of performers we have ever had at the Helpmann Awards, it certainly promises to be the live performance industry’s night of nights.”
The 2017 Helpmann Awards will be broadcast live on Foxtel Arts and webcast free via www.foxtelarts.com.au.
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