Ten Nominations for Gold Coast Area Theatre Awards

We are extremely excited to announce that our rock ‘n’ roll musical BILLY BUCKETT has been nominated in TEN award categories in the Gold Coast Area Theatre Awards, including Outstanding Community Theatre Production.

Billy Buckett is also currently in the running for the Gold Palm award for the most nominated production across all categories.


Congratulations to ALL of our Bucketteers and to Beenleigh Theatre Group!  These nominations are a reflection and an acknowledgement of how well the BB team worked together to make this show a success.  We are ever so grateful to have had the opportunity to develop our musical with you.  THANK YOU for being on the team and for being a Billy Buckett Believer.

The GCATA Presentation Night is 10 December 2013 at the Gold Coast Arts Centre, preceded by a Nominees Cocktail party on Tuesday 3 December also at the GC Arts Centre.

Our award categories and nominees are:

Best Set Design                  Ian Johnson

Best Costumes                   Marg Oliver

Best Sound Design/Operation                        Lana Kristensen & Jay Turner

Best Choreographer           Hannah Crowther

Best Musical Director         Jay Turner & Cath Mundy

Best Director of a Musical or Musical Revue                  Roslyn Johnson

Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Community Theatre Musical          Scott Young

Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Community Theatre Musical                Allison Nipperess

Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Community Theatre Musical          Lauren Lee Innis-Youren

Outstanding Community Theatre Production

Chookas to all the nominees!  And remember that whatever the outcome on the night, simply to have been nominated is a great achievement and recognition in itself.

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