2013 Glugs Awards: The Winners

2013 Glugs Awards: The Winners

 

The Glugs annual Theatre Awards were presented at a ceremony at the Castlereagh Inn, Sydney, on February 3, 2014.

Chief Glug Mr. Lee Young was the M.C., while the presenters included Nancye Hayes, Lorrae Desmond, Miriam Davis, Bevereley Davies, Sandra Bates, Amanda Buckworth, Ian Phipps. and Jason Langley

Big winner on the night was Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, which took out four awards including Best Musical.

The Sydney Theatre Company’s production of The Secret River was recognized with awards for Outstanding Theatre Production and Best New Australian Performed Work.

The Glug Awards are generously sponsored by the Seaborn, Broughton and Walford Foundation.

THE WINNERS

NORMAN KESSELL MEMORIAL AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR

FEMALE - Sharon Millerchip - Bombshells - Ensemble 

MALE - Lee Jones - Frankenstein - Ensemble

JEFFRY JOYNTON-SMITH MEMORIAL AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

FEMALE  - Vanessa Downing - The Glass Menagerie - Ensemble

MALE - Justin Smith - The Floating World - Griffin

THE COLLEEN CLIFFORD MEMORIAL AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN MUSIC THEATRE

FEMALE - Lucy Maunder  - Noel and Gertie - CDP Theatre Producers

MALE - Tony Sheldon - Dirty Rotten Scoundrels - James Anthony Prod. 

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMER IN MUSIC THEATRE

FEMALE - Katrina Retallick - Dirty Rotten Scoundrels  - James Anthony Prod.

MALE - John Wood - Dirty Rotten Scoundrels  - James Anthony Prod.

JOHN WEST MEMORIAL AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING MUSICAL PRODUCTION

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels by David Yazbeck and Jeffrey Lane, dir. Roger Hodgman - James Anthony Prod.

ROBERT DAVIS MEMORIAL AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING THEATRE PRODUCTION

The Secret River by Andrew Bovell from the Kate Grenville novel, dir. Neil Armfield - STC

TAFFY DAVIES MEMORIAL AWARD  FOR BEST NEW AUSTRALIAN PERFORMED WORK

The Secret River by Andrew Bovell from the Kate Grenville novel, dir. Neil Armfield - STC

AWARD FOR BEST CHILDREN’S THEATRE

Storm Boy - adapted for the stage by Tom Holloway from the book by Colin Thiele, dir. John Sheedy - Barking Gecko/STC

DON REID MEMORIAL AWARD FOR PERFORMER ON THE WAY

Nigel Turner-Carroll

BEST CABARET PERFORMANCE

Catherine Alcorn – Go Your Own Way

HAYES GORDON MEMORIAL AWARD FOR IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTION TO THEATRE

Les Solomon

SEABORN BROUGHTON AND WALFORD LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Judi Farr

CHIEF GLUG’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE BEHIND THE SCENES

Glenn Terry, Darlinghurst Theatre Company

SPECIAL AWARD – CHIEF GLUG’S ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD

James Wright

Click here to read more about the Glugs and see a full list of nominations.

 

Images: Sharon Millerchip, George Youakim (Producer, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Lee Jones with his proud mum and dad, Catherine Alcorn and James Wright with Les Solomon.

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