The judges couldn’t split two great productions when it came to choosing Production of the Year at the Music Theatre Guild of Victoria Bruce Awards for Excellence 2011, presented at Frankston Arts Centre on December 10.
489 nominations from 55 productions ranging from Redlands in the north to Ballina in the south were narrowed down to 95 finalists in the 3rdannual Gold Coast Area Theatre Awards, presented on December 6, 2011 under the guidance of M.C. Ian Stenlake; star of Stage, Screen and Television.
The capacity audience enjoyed Ian’s opening song and dance routine and then eagerly awaited the judge’s decision in the 27 catagories on offer this year. The atmosphere was exciting and tense.
The 15th Victorian Drama League Awards were presented on Sunday December 4, 2011 in Melbourne.
Kym Davies reports, “The fifteenth annual VDL Awards was an energetic and lively night filled with great friends, great food and the chance to celebrate the amazing array of talent in Victorian community theatre.
The nominations for Awards for Excellence 2011 Open Section of the Music Theatre Guild of Victoria's 25th Anniversary Awards have been announced. The awards will be presented at the Silver Jubilee Awards Night at Frankston Arts Centre on December 10, 2011.
Perth’s Limelight Theatre presents Willy Russell’s long running West End musical Blood Brothers from November 24 to December 10, 2011.
Loosely based on the 1844 novella The Corsican Brothers by Alexandre Dumas, it’s set in Liverpool in the late 1950s and follows the tragic story of twins, separated at birth, one raised in wealth, the other in poverty.