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The Helpmann Award for Best Direction of a Musical is a musical award, presented by Live Performance Australia (LPA) at the annual Helpmann Awards since 2001.[1] In the following list winners are listed first and marked in gold, in boldface, and the nominees are listed below with no highlight.

Winners and nominees[edit]

   Winners are listed first and marked in a separate colour, in boldface.
Year Director(s) Production
2001
(1st)
Gale Edwards The Boy from Oz
2001
(1st)
Nigel Jamieson The Theft of Sita
2001
(1st)
Richard Wherrett Shout! The Legend of the Wild One
2001
(1st)
Simon Phillips Company
2002
(2nd)
Gale Edwards Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
2002
(2nd)
David Atkins Singin' in the Rain
2002
(2nd)
Phyllida Lloyd Mamma Mia!
2002
(2nd)
Graeme Murphy Tivoli
2003
(3rd)
B.T. McNicholl (Direction in Australia) and Sam Mendes (Originating director) Cabaret
2003
(3rd)
Graham Gill (Direction in Australia) and Sam Mendes (Originating director) Oliver!
2003
(3rd)
James Powell The Witches of Eastwick
2003
(3rd)
Nadia Tass The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
2004
(4th)
Julie Taymor The Lion King
2004
(4th)
Dean Bryant The Last Five Years
2004
(4th)
Ben Elton We Will Rock You
2004
(4th)
Jack O'Brien (Originating Director). Recreated by Matt August The Full Monty
2005
(5th)
Susan Stroman The Producers
2005
(5th)
Stuart Maunder H.M.S. Pinafore and Trial by Jury
2005
(5th)
Simon Phillips Urinetown
2005
(5th)
Robert Wilson The Black Rider
2006
(6th)
Simon Phillips The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
2006
(6th)
Stuart Maunder Dusty – The Original Pop Diva
2006
(6th)
Robyn Nevin Summer Rain
2006
(6th)
Gary Young Menopause The Musical
2007
(7th)
Neil Armfield Keating!
2007
(7th)
Laurence Connor Miss Saigon
2007
(7th)
Craig llott Hedwig and the Angry Inch
2007
(7th)
Simon Phillips Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
2008
(8th)
Stephen Daldry (with Julian Webber) Billy Elliot the Musical
2008
(8th)
Gale Edwards Company
2008
(8th)
Michael Grandage and Jamie Lloyd Guys and Dolls
2008
(8th)
Roger Hodgman Little Me
2009
(9th)
Lisa Leguillou Wicked
2009
(9th)
Geordie Brookman Metro Street
2009
(9th)
Neil Gooding Gutenberg! The Musical!
2009
(9th)
Stuart Maunder My Fair Lady
2010
(10th)
Jonathan Biggins Avenue Q
2010
(10th)
Des McAnuff Jersey Boys
2010
(10th)
Rosemary Myers The Wizard of Oz
2010
(10th)
Simon Phillips The Drowsy Chaperone
2011
(11th)
Richard Eyre and Matthew Bourne Mary Poppins
2011
(11th)
David Atkins Hairspray
2011
(11th)
Des McAnuff Dr Zhivago
2011
(11th)
Simon Phillips Love Never Dies
2012
(12th)
Roger Hodgman Grey Gardens
2012
(12th)
Michael Bennett A Chorus Line
2012
(12th)
Kristin Hanggi Rock of Ages
2012
(12th)
Simon Phillips An Officer and a Gentleman
2013
(13th)
Jerry Mitchell Legally Blonde
2013
(13th)
Simon Phillips A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
2013
(13th)
Jerry Zaks The Addams Family
2013
(13th)
Bartlett Sher South Pacific

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About". Helpmann Awards (Live Performance Australia). Retrieved 2011-010-03. 
  2. ^ "Nominees". Helpmann Awards (Live Performance Australia). Retrieved 2011-010-03. 
  3. ^ "Pandora Archive 2001 Helpmann Awards Nominees". Australian Entertainment Industry Association (AEIA). Pandora Archive. Retrieved 17 February 2012. 

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