Belvoir the Big Winner

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 Days 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)

BEST NEWCOMER

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)

BEST DIRECTION

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

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