Belvoir the Big Winner
Belvoir scooped the pool at the 2010 Sydney Theatre Awards on Monday January 17, 2011 at the Paddington RSL, figuring in eleven awards including a shared award with Theatre of Image for Best Production for Children and Best New Australian Work for Namatjira.
The revival of the Neil Armfield / Geoffrey Rush collaboration Diary of a Madman led with four awards, but it was the Benedict Andrews directed Measure for Measure which claimed the major awards for Direction and Best Mainstage Production.
For the Sydney Theatre Company, Richard Roxburgh (Uncle Vanya) took out the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role ahead of Geoffrey Rush. Robyn Nevin claimed the award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in the STC’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night, and Hugo Weaving (Uncle Vanya) was recognised as Best Actor in a Supporting Role.
Yael Stone (Diary of a Madman) took out the award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role ahead of Cate Blanchett (Uncle Vanya).
Jersey Boys was the star performer in the Musicals categories, taking out Best Musical, with Bobby Fox winning the Judith Johnson Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Musical.
I’m Every Woman won in the cabaret category, ahead of the muilti Helpmann Award winner Smoke and Mirrors.
John Bell was recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
LIST OF AWARD WINNERS
BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Yael Stone (The Diary of a Madman)
BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Hugo Weaving (Uncle Vanya)
BEST LIGHTING DESIGN
Mark Shelton (The Diary of a Madman)
BEST SCORE OR SOUND DESIGN
Alan John and Paul Charlier (The Diary of a Madman)
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Tess Schofield (The Diary of a Madman)
BEST STAGE DESIGN
Ralph Myers with Sean Bacon (Measure for Measure)
BEST PRODUCTION FOR CHILDREN
The Book of Everything (Company B/Theatre of Image)
Derek Lynch (Namatjira)
BEST CABARET PRODUCTION
I‟m Every Woman – Trevor Ashley (Sydney Opera House)
JUDITH JOHNSON AWARD FOR BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Christine Anu (The Sapphires)
JUDITH JOHNSON AWARD FOR BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MUSICAL OR CABARET
Bobby Fox (Jersey Boys)
BEST PRODUCTION OF A MUSICAL
Jersey Boys (Dodger Theatricals, Rodney Rigby, Dainty Consolidated
BEST NEW AUSTRALIAN WORK
Scott Rankin (Namatjira)
BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Robyn Nevin (Long Day’s Journey Into Night)
BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Richard Roxburgh (Uncle Vanya)
Benedict Andrews (Measure for Measure)
BEST INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION
The Fence (Urban Theatre Projects and Sydney Festival)
BEST MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION
Measure for Measure (Belvoir)
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - John Bell
Images (From Top)
Robin McLeavy and Arky Michael in Measure for Measure. Photo - Heidrun Lohr
Richard Roxburgh in Sydney Theatre Company’s Uncle Vanya. Photo- Lisa Tomasetti
Chris Horsey, Michael Cormick, Tim Shaw, Adam Garcia and James Lee at Sydney Theatre Awards
Derek Lynch, winner Best Newcomer Award with presenter Annie Byron
Bobby Fox, winner Best Actor in a Muscial for Jersey Boys with presenters Adam Garcia and Pippa Grandison
Michael Cormick and Adam Garcia at Sydney Theatre Awards