The 19th Annual Helpmann Awards - Broadcast LIVE on ABC Comedy

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This  year ABC COMEDY is broadcasting Australia’s prestigious live theatre and entertainment night of nights - the 19th Annual Helpmann Awards LIVE.

Hosted by the dynamic duo of Susie Youssef and Mitchell Butel, with special guest presenters  Kate Miller-Heidke & Keir Nuttall, Paul Kelly, Greta Bradman and James Egglestone, the 90-minute program will be live from the Arts Centre, Melbourne.

The Helpmann Awards recognise distinguished achievement and excellence across Australia’s vibrant live performance industry.

This year’s nominees include Anne Edmonds, Barrie Kosky, Elaine Crombie, Felix Reibl, Hannah Gadsby, Kate Mulvany, Kylie Minogue, Paula Arundell, Tim Minchin, Tina Arena, Ursula Yovich and Wayne Blair to name a few. 

Musician and singer songwriter Kev Carmody will be presented with the industry’s highest accolade - the 2019 JC Williamson Award.

The show will include performances by Electric Fields, Bangarra Dance Theatre, The Australian Ballet, Victorian Opera, Silvie Paladino and Brent Hill and the kids from School of Rock.

The 19th Annual Helpmann Awards LIVE, on Monday, 15 July at 8pm on ABC Comedy

The awards will encore on ABC on Sunday, 21 July at 10pm.