Hairspray & Mary Poppins Lead The Green Room Nominations
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Hairspray & Mary Poppins Lead The Green Room Nominations

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Green Room Awards nominations announced.

The nominations for this year’s Green Room Awards have been announced. The nominees for Melbourne’s premier performing arts awards were announced yesterday by the Green Room Awards Association.

Leading the nominations in the realm of music theatre are Hairspray and Mary Poppins, with nine nominations a piece, followed by The Boy From Oz with six and Cats and The Drowsy Chaperone with four each. Thyestes and Twelfth Night lead the theatre companies with eight and seven nominations respectively.

Green Room Award Association president, Richard Watts describes the awards as a way to “celebrate the strength and vitality of Melbourne’s performing arts sector and the remarkable range of works seen on Melbourne’s stage, a rare and important opportunity to recognise the achievements of the talented individuals and companies responsible for maintaining Melbourne’s reputation as a centre of excellence in the arts.”

The awards ceremony will take place on March 21 at The Famous Spiegeltent at the Arts Centre in Melbourne. A full list of nominees can be found at the Green Room Awards website.