Having been nominated in all twelve Music Theatre categories, last night Matilda The Musical in Australia won EIGHT Green Room Awards including Outstanding Music Theatre Production!
The Green Room Awards are Melbourne’s premier peer-presented, performing arts industry awards, recognising excellence across the Melbourne theatre industry.
The rest of the wins, across many other categories, are as follows:
Lighting Design – Hugh Vanstone Set Design – Rob Howell Costume Design – Rob Howell Sound Design – Simon Baker Music Direction/Supervision – Stephen Amos The Betty Pounder Award for Excellence in Choreography – Peter Darling Direction – Matthew Warchus
The programme airs at 11:35pm on Tuesday 21st March, on Channel ELEVEN and catchup should appear on Tenplay.
UPDATE: Video clips! Unfortunately they’re currently geo-blocked in Australia but they will be cleared now that the show has aired on your shores. So, it’s worth checking back later if you are unable to view them right now. UPDATE TWO: The first one is now available for Australians via Sunrise here.
The CD is available for pre-order from Broadway Records. Currently on sale at $12.99. They ship internationally for $10.
Or you can pre-order a digital copy from the various international iTunes stores.
It’s also available digitally from Amazon internationally, for example US Amazon and UK Amazon. Otherwise simply search your Amazon store.
Digital Release Date: April 14, 2017
Physical Release Date: May 5, 2017
It will not be up on Spotify and the like for some months yet and we’re still waiting to hear more about the availability of the CD internationally but we’ll update this blog and/or announce once we have further information.
Come Home (Cardinal Pell) has been nominated for the 2017 APRA Song of the Year! This is the largest peer-voted music award in Australia.
Now in their 35th year, the APRA Music Awards acknowledge and celebrate artistic excellence in contemporary music, honouring songwriters and publishers that have achieved outstanding success in their fields.
Along with Tim and Come Home (Cardinal Pell) in the celebrated Song of the Year category, APRA members have voted for Amy Shark and M-Phazes for Adore, Julia Jacklin for Pool Party, D.D Dumbo for Satan and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds for Skeleton Key.
Here’s Tim talking about the song upon hearing about the nomination:
The full list of awards and nominees can be found here and all of the Song of the Year nominee videos are here.