The sizzling cast from Chicago The Musical have been nominated in two categories for the 2009 Green Room Awards.
Sharon Millerchip has been nominated for Best Female Artist in a Leading Role, for her role as Roxie Hart. Sharon won the national Helpmann Award last year in the same category. Also nominated was the Chicago Male Ensemble for the Best Featured Ensemble or Full Ensemble Performance.
Billy Elliot The Musical was the big winner at last year’s ceremony, earning 6 awards, including Best Production, Direction, Female in a Leading Role (Genevieve Lemon), Male in a Leading Role (Michael Dameski, Joshua Denyer, Rhys Kosakowski, Dayton Tavares, and Joshua Waiss Gates) and Male in a Featured Role (Liam Dodds, Thomas Doherty, Landen Hale-Brown and Joel Slater).
The Green Room Awards celebrate work first seen on Melbourne’s stage in 2009. This year’s winners will be announced on Monday 15 March at the award ceremony held at the Victorian Arts Centre.
Her Majesty’s Theatre congratulates all Green Room nominees. A full list of nominations is available on the official website, www.greenroom.org.au. For media enquiries, please contact Michael Wilkie at MadPR.
Sharon Millerchip from Chicago The Musical, and Bille Brown from Monty Python’s Spamalot, have both won a coveted Helpmann Award, at a ceremony at the Sydney Opera House.
Sharon won in the category of Best Actress in a Musical, and Bille in the category of Best Actor in a Musical.
Her Majesty’s Theatre is incredibly proud to be the Melbourne home of both these productions.
For more information, visit the Helpmanns Award website.