A celebration FROM THE HELPMANN AWARDS of some the best music theatre produced in Australia over the last TEN years
STREAMING FROM SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE AND ARTS CENTRE MELBOURNE TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE ASSISTANCE OF PERFORMING ARTISTS AND ARTS WORKERS AROUND AUSTRALIA.
If you love musicals you must see these two shows!
First to air is Let’s Go On With The Show. Sydney’s spectacular event is hosted by Simon Burke with special guests Ainsley Melham (Aladdin), Callum Francis (Kinky Boots), Amy Lehpamer (The Sound of Music, Beautiful) and Lara Mulcahy (Mamma Mia, Les Misérables).
WHAT: Let’s Go On With The Show
WHEN: From 8pm, Saturday 11 July
WHERE: Sydney Opera House web site- From Our House to Yours
RUNNING TIME: One hour
DONATE HERE or follow the links on abfnsw.org/show
Enjoy another great selection of Helpmann Awards production numbers in Keeping The Curtain Up hosted by Shane Jacobson with guests Lisa McCune (The King and I, South Pacific), Lucy Durack (Wicked, Legally Blonde), Alinta Chidzey (West Side Story, Chicago), and Verity Hunt-Ballard (Mary Poppins, Sweet Charity). Streaming from Hamer Hall in the Arts Centre Melbourne.
WHAT: Keeping The Curtain Up
WHEN: From 7pm, Saturday 18 July
WHERE: Arts Centre Melbourne Web Site.
RUNNING TIME: : 1 hour 30 minutes
DONATE HERE or follow the links on abfnsw.org/curtain
Between the two productions, you can revisit much-loved shows including Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Mary Poppins, The Lion King, Matilda, Kinky Boots, Aladdin, Billy Elliott, My Fair Lady, The Rocky Horror Show and many more.
Sing along with your favourite stars of the Australian stage including Reg Livermore AO, Jemma Rix, Hayden Tee, iOTA, Paul Capsis, Esther Hannaford, Eddie Perfect, Kate Ceberano AM and Genevieve Lemon.
The concept was devised and produced by David Mitchell and Helpmann’s producer Jon Nicholls to raise funds to support the many actors, dancers, singers, creatives and technicians who all contribute to the musicals we love. While the curtains in our theatres are closed our performing artists need financial assistance to help them cope through this difficult time. The producers joined forces with the presenting Arts venues, Live Performance Australia, the Helpmann Awards and Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance to support the cause.
The Actors Benevolent Fund of NSW is accepting donations to be shared with the Benevolent Funds, Trusts and organisations around Australia. You can show your appreciation by donating on the Actors Benevolent Fund campaigns page at any time.
Don’t miss these two great broadcasts... each show is different but both celebrate music theatre and the many talented Australians who make possible the shows we all love.
Each performance was streamed live from the venue web site and is available on demand until December