Matilda Sweeps The 2016 Helpmann Awards

Matilda Sweeps The 2016 Helpmann Awards

Australian production of Matilda The Musical

The 2016 Helpmann Awards—Australia's equivalent of the Tony Awards on Broadway or the Olivier Awards in London—were presented July 25 at the Sydney Lyric TheatreMatilda The Musical was nominated for 13 out of the 41 total awards, including Best Musical, and won all 13, sweeping the design categories. Check out the winners of the design awards, all presented by The Royal Shakespeare Company and Louise Withers, Michael Coppel and Michael Watt with Chokey Productions, Just for Laughs Theatricals, Glass Half Full Productions, Paula Marie Black, Greenleaf Productions and Michael Lynch. Visit the website for the full list of winners.

Best Scenic Design

Rob HowellMatilda The Musical

Best Lighting Design

Hugh VanstoneMatilda The Musical

Best Sound Design

Simon BakerMatilda The Musical

Best Costume Design

Rob Howell, Matilda The Musical

Watch the video of the Australian production of Matilda The Musical below.

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