Helpmann Award for Best Musical

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The Helpmann Award for Best Musical is a musical award, presented by Live Performance Australia (LPA) at the annual Helpmann Awards since 2001.[1] In the following list winners are listed first and marked in gold, in boldface, and the nominees are listed below with no highlight.

Winners and nominees[edit]

   Winners are listed first and marked in a separate colour, in boldface.
Year Title Production company(ies)
2001
(1st)
The Boy from Oz Gannon Fox Productions
Chicago Barry & Fran Weissler, David Atkins Enterprises and International Management Group
Company Melbourne Theatre Company
The Sound of Music SEL and GFO
2002
(2nd)
Mamma Mia! Littlestar, Universal Pictures Stage Entertainment and Dainty Consolidated Entertainment
Singin' in the Rain David Atkins Enterprises and IMG
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Opera Australia
The Wizard of Oz SEL and GFO and Macks Entertainment
2003
(3rd)
Cabaret IMG and Barry & Fran Weissler
Oliver! IMG
Man of La Mancha SEL & GFO
The Witches of Eastwick Jacobsen Entertainment Ltd and Cameron Mackintosh
2004
(4th)
The Lion King Disney Theatrical Productions (Australia)
We Will Rock You Michael Coppel, Queen Theatrical Productions, Phil McIntyre and Tribeca Theatrical Productions,
EMI, Michael Watt, Paul Roberts, Bob and Kate Gare
Oh! What A Night Jon Nicholls, Michael Brereton and Stuart Littlewood
The Full Monty David Atkins Enterprises, IMG, International Concert Attractions and Arts Centre Melbourne
2005
(5th)
The Producers SEL & GFO and Bialystock & Bloom New York Co.
The Black Rider Sydney Festival in Association, International Concert Attractions and Andrew Kay & Associates
Urinetown Melbourne Theatre Company
Eureka Simon Gallaher and Michael Harvey
2006
(6th)
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Melbourne Theatre Company
Dusty – The Original Pop Diva Dusty Productions
Fiddler on the Roof TML Enterprises
Menopause The Musical McPherson Ink
2007
(7th)
Keating! Company B
Hedwig and the Angry Inch Showtune Productions
Miss Saigon Miss Saigon (Australia 2007/08) Pty Ltd
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Liz Koops and Garry McQuinn (Back Row Productions), Alan Scott,
Michael Chugg (Chugg Entertainment), Michael Hamlyn (Specific Films) and John Frost
2008
(8th)
Billy Elliot the Musical Universal Pictures Stage Entertainment, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions
Guys and Dolls Ambassador Theatre Group, Shows Inc, Marriner Theatres and Tulchin/Bartner Productions
Company Kookaburra: The National Musical Theatre Company
The Phantom of the Opera Really Useful Group (Asia Pacific) and The Gordon/Frost Organisation
2009
(9th)
Wicked Marc Platt, David Stone, Universal Pictures,
The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and John Frost
Shane Warne The Musical Token Events
My Fair Lady Opera Australia
Monty Python's Spamalot Ozalot Pty Ltd
2010
(10th)
Jersey Boys Dodger Theatricals, Rodney Rigby and Dainty Consolidated Entertainment
The Drowsy Chaperone Melbourne Theatre Company
Avenue Q Arts Asia Pacific and Power Arts
The Wizard of Oz Windmill Theatre
2011
(11th)
Mary Poppins Disney and Cameron Mackintosh
Love Never Dies Really Useful Group (Asia Pacific) and Asia Pacific and Arts Capital Trust
Hairspray Paul Dainty, Dainty Group, Joel Pearlman and Roadshow Live
Doctor Zhivago John Frost, Anita Waxman/Tom Dokton, Latitude Link,
Power Arts, Chun-Soo Shin and Corcoran Productions
2012
(12th)
A Chorus Line Tim Lawson and Adelaide Festival Centre
An Officer and a Gentleman Sharleen Cooper Cohen and John Frost
Rock of Ages Rodney Rigby and the Rock of Ages Australia Management
Grey Gardens The Production Company
2013
(13th)
Legally Blonde Howard Panter for the Ambassador Theatre Group and John Frost
The Addams Family Rodney Rigby, Stuart Oken, Roy Furman, Michael Leavitt,
Five Cent Productions and Elephant Eye Theatrical
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum John Frost
South Pacific Opera Australia and John Frost

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About". Helpmann Awards (Live Performance Australia). Retrieved 2011-010-03. 
  2. ^ "Nominees". Helpmann Awards (Live Performance Australia). Retrieved 2011-010-03. 
  3. ^ "Pandora Archive 2001 Helpmann Awards Nominees". Australian Entertainment Industry Association (AEIA). Pandora Archive. Retrieved October 4, 2011. 

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