Tim Minchin nominated for Best Comedy Performance at the Helpmann Awards in Australia

6th August 2012|Tim Minchin

Congratulations to Tim who has been nominated for Best Comedy Performance at the Helpmann Awards in Australia.Tim has been nominated for his show: Tim Minchin vs The Orchestras Round IIThe winner will be announced as part of the 12th Annual Helpmann Awards Ceremony on Monday 24 September at the Sydney Opera House.ABOUT THE HELPMANN AWARDSThe annual Helpmann Awards® recognise distinguished artistic achievement and excellence in the many disciplines of Australia's vibrant live performance sectors, including musical theatre, contemporary music, comedy, opera, classical music, theatre, dance and physical theatre. The Helpmann Awards also incorporates the JC Williamson Award for outstanding contribution to the Australian live performance industry.The Helpmann Awards®, named in honour of Sir Robert Helpmann and to commemorate his memory and achievements, were established in 2001 by Live Performance Australia (LPA) to recognise, celebrate and promote our live performance industry, similar to the Tony Awards on Broadway and the Olivier Awards in London.The principal objective of LPA in establishing the Awards is to nationally and internationally serve and promote the Australian live performance industry by: * recognising distinguished artistic achievement and excellence; * ensuring the Awards are administered and produced with integrity; * ensuring the Awards are celebrated by the industry and the Australian community; and * ensuring the Awards are the most prestigious awards in the industry and the highlight of each Season.