Helpmann Award for Best Male Actor in a Musical

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Helpmann Award for
Best Male Actor in a Musical
Awarded for Best Male Actor in a Musical
Location Australia
Presented by Live Performance Australia
Currently held by Callum Francis for Kinky Boots (2017)
Website HelpmannAwards.com.au

The Helpmann Award for Best Male Actor in a Musical is a musical award, presented by Live Performance Australia (LPA) at the annual Helpmann Awards since 2001.[1] This is a list of winners and nominations for the Helpmann Award for Best Male Actor in a Musical.

Winners and nominees[edit]

   Winners are listed first and marked in a separate colour.

2010s[edit]

Year Actor Production Character(s)
2001
(1st)
Todd McKenney The Boy from Oz Peter Allen
Anthony Warlow Annie Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks
David Campbell Shout! The Legend of the Wild One Johnny O'Keefe
Rob Guest Jolson Al Jolson
2002
(2nd)
Peter Coleman-Wright Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Sweeney Todd
Martin Crewes Oh! What a Night Rik
Robert Grubb Mamma Mia! Harry Bright
Wayne Scott Kermond Singin' in the Rain Cosmo Brown
2003
(3rd)
Toby Allen Cabaret The Emcee
Paul McDermott The Witches of Eastwick Darryl van Horne
Anthony Warlow Man of La Mancha Don Quixote
John Waters Oliver! Fagin
2004
(4th)
Matt Hetherington The Full Monty Jerry
Peter Carroll The Republic of Myopia President of Myopia and Maximilian Sault
Michael Falzon We Will Rock You Galileo
Tony Harvey The Lion King Scar
2005
(5th)
Mitchell Butel The Venetian Twins Zanetto
Kane Alexander Urinetown Bobby Strong
Shane Bourne Urinetown Officer Lockstock
Reg Livermore The Producers Max Bialystock
2006
(6th)
David Campbell Sunset Boulevard Joe
David Campbell The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Chip Tolentino
Ian Stenlake Oklahoma! Curly McLain
Chaim Topol Fiddler on the Roof Tevye
2007
(7th)
iOTA Hedwig and the Angry Inch Hedwig
David Harris Miss Saigon Chris
Hugh Jackman The Boy from Oz Peter Allen
Tony Sheldon Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Bernadette
2008
(8th)
Lochlan Denholm, Nick Twiney, Rarmian Newton and Rhys Kosakowski Billy Elliot the Musical Billy Elliot
iOTA The Rocky Horror Show Dr. Frank-N-Furter
Mitchell Butel Little Me Various[A]
Anthony Warlow The Phantom of the Opera The Phantom
2009
(9th)
Bille Brown Monty Python's Spamalot King Arthur
Reg Livermore My Fair Lady Professor Henry Higgins
Todd McKenney Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Tick
Eddie Perfect Shane Warne: The Musical Shane Warne

2010s[edit]

Year Actor Production Character(s)
2010
(10th)
Mitchell Butel Avenue Q Princeton
Michael Cormick Mamma Mia! Sam Carmichael
Bobby Fox Jersey Boys Frankie Valli
Geoffrey Rush The Drowsy Chaperone Man in Chair
2011
(11th)
Matt Lee Mary Poppins Bert
David Harris Wicked Fiyero
Ben Lewis Love Never Dies The Phantom
Anthony Warlow Doctor Zhivago Yuri Zhivago
2012
(12th)
Mitchell Butel The Mikado Ko-Ko
Trevor Ashley Fat Swan Natalie Portly
Justin Burford Rock of Ages Drew Boley
Anthony Warlow Annie Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks
2013
(13th)
Geoffrey Rush A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Pseudolus
David Harris Legally Blonde Emmett Forrest
Wayne Scott Kermond The Producers Max Bialystock
John Waters The Addams Family Gomez Addams
2014
(14th)
Craig McLachlan Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show Dr. Frank-N-Furter
Matt Hetherington Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Freddy Benson
Martin Crewes Sweet Charity Charlie, Vittorio and Oscar
Josh Quong Tart The Lion King Scar
2015
(15th)
Simon Gleeson Les Misérables Jean Valjean
Todd McKenney La Cage aux Folles Albin
Anything Goes Lord Evelyn Oakleigh
Hayden Tee Les Misérables Javert
2016
(16th)
James Millar Matilda the Musical Miss Trunchbull
Rob Mills Ghost the Musical Sam Wheat
Anthony Warlow Fiddler on the Roof Tevye
Brent Hill Little Shop of Horrors Seymour
2017
(17th)
Callum Francis Kinky Boots Lola
Charles Edwards My Fair Lady Henry Higgins
AJ Holmes The Book of Mormon Elder Cunningham
Ainsley Melham Aladdin Aladdin
2018
(18th)
David Campbell Dream Lover: The Bobby Darin Musical Bobby Darin
Ian Stenlake Mamma Mia! Sam Carmichael
David Campbell Assassins John Wilkes Booth
David Harris Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Tick
Euan Doidge Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Felicia

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

A^ : In Little Me, Mitchell Butel plays all the men in the life of character Belle Poitrine, including: Noble Eggleston, Mr. Pinchley, Benny and Bernie Buchsbaum, Val du Val, Fred Poitrine, Otto Schnitzler, Mr. Worst and Prince Cherney.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About". Helpmann Awards. Live Performance Australia. Archived from the original on 12 January 2012. Retrieved 20 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Nominees". Helpmann Awards. Live Performance Australia. Archived from the original on 6 December 2008. Retrieved 20 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Pandora Archive 2001 Helpmann Awards Nominees". Australian Entertainment Industry Association (AEIA). Pandora Archive. Archived from the original on 18 July 2003. Retrieved 20 February 2012.
  4. ^ "q broadway: The Production Comp". Q Magazine. Q Magazine. 2007.

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