- Helpmann Awards 2014
On Monday 14 July 2014, Live Performance Australia announced the official Nominees for the 2014 Helpmann Awards. These Awards celebrate distinguished artistic achievement in live performance in Australia and span nine disciplines including Cabaret, Children’s Presentations, Comedy, Contemporary Music, Dance and Physical Theatre, Musicals, Opera and Classical Music, Regional Touring and Theatre.
Live Performance Australia is also delighted to announce that the recipient of the prestigious JC Williamson Award™ is revered theatre producer, John Frost AM. This award recognises individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the Australian live entertainment and performing arts industry and shaped the future of our industry for the better.
For more information on the JC Williamson Award™, the 2014 Helpmann Awards Nominees and the Awards Ceremony, please go to www.helpmannawards.com.au or follow us on Facebook and Twitter at @HelpmannAwards.
The 2014 Helpmann Awards will be hosted on Monday 18 August, 7:30pm at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney.
- Education and Community Engagement Survey
The Education and Community Engagement Committee of The Broadway League is working to gain a greater understanding of programs happening around the country in Member Venues of The Broadway League. The committee has created a survey, following up from a similar one in 2010/2011, and your participation is vital to our success. Take the survey.
- Broadway iTunes Promotion
The Broadway League’s iTunes program is a partnership with Apple that generates awareness of shows through music. Consumers can download a free collection of 15 songs from current and forthcoming Broadway/Touring Broadway shows on iTunes. Round 6 runs from December 1, 2013 through November 30, 2014. For questions contact Ben Pesner. Visit our new iTunes promotional resources page for materials you can download.
- Ticket Broker Legislation Tool Kit
The League has prepared a comprehensive packet of material for members around the country facing legislation designed to thwart efforts to combat ticket scalping. Download it on the Government Relations page.
- The Broadway League's Education Programs
The League has made a substantial commitment to creating and supporting Broadway industry audience development and education programs designed to ensure an audience for live theatre in the future. Get more information and view our education video. You may also download a glossary of education and community engagement terms.
- Data Feed for Broadway News and NYC Show Info
The League offers syndicated Broadway news and NYC show and ticketing information via a continually updated web-based data feed. Create a "Broadway News" box on your website with the latest Broadway headlines, or a customized “What’s Playing in NYC” widget for your website, displaying Broadway show logos, tickets links, and much more! Go to the Feed Builder page to customize your feed.
- Fathom Events Broadway Show Promotion
The League's Sizzle Reel v 2.0 is a video-based product-awareness initiative that promotes current/forthcoming shows in NYC and on the road by exhibiting show clips at Fathom Events screenings in cinemas across the US. Contact Ben Pesner to arrange your show's participation.