Brisbane’s Sheppard will head to Sydney to perform at the Helpmann Awards on Monday.
Sheppard will perform their new song ‘Coming Home’ at the prestigious awards, to be broadcast on the ABC at 9:30pm July 16.
The Helpmanns have also announced Glenn A Baker and Anne Edmonds will join the list of guest hosts on the evening, along with David Campbell, Tony Sheldon, Jacqueline Dark and Rafael Bonachela.
Other newly announced presenters for Helpmann Awards Act II include ballet royalty Marilyn Rowe CBE AM andDavid McAllister AM, actor Charles Wu, Michael Lynch CBE AO, The Hon Don Harwin MLC, Graeme Russell and musical theatre star Amy Lehpamer. Newly announced performers to be included in the nights entertainment include actor Maggie Dence and the SSO’s concert production of Funny Girl will now also include Broadway and West End star Caroline O’Connor and the inimitable Trevor Ashley.
Special guest presenters also announced today for the Helpmann Awards Act I on Sunday 15 July at Sydney Town Hall, are actor Mitchell Butel, director Neil Armfield AO, musical theatre stars Verity Hunt Ballard, Matt Lee and Sharon Millerchip, choreographer Kelley Abbey, actor Peter Carroll and musical directors Vanessa Scammell and Max Lambert. They will join hosts Rhoda Roberts AO and Michael Lynch CBE AO.
The Helpmann Awards Act II will broadcast from the Capitol Theatre on ABC on Monday 16 July at 9.35pm. Highlights from the previous night, Act I, will also be part of the broadcast.
Helpmann Awards ACT I
Sunday 15 July 2018
Sydney Town Hall 6pm
Show only Tickets $29*
Helpmann Awards ACT II
Monday 16 July 2018
Capitol Theatre 8pm,
Red Carpet 6 – 7.30pm
Gold Pass $175*
(Show + Souvenir Programme + After Party)
Show only tickets $69*
*Subject to availability. An additional handling fee of $8.55 is applicable to all online bookings per transaction.
A full list of Helpmann Award nominations is available from: http://www.helpmannawards.com.au/2018/nominees/