Hannah Gadsby, Anne Edmonds and Damien Power nominated for 2019 Helpmann Awards

The nominees for the 2019 Helpmann Awards have been announced.

Now in its 19th year, the Helpmann Awards celebrate Australia’s live performance industry.

Receiving nominations for Best Comedy Performer 2019 are Hannah Gadsby for her show Douglas; Anne Edmonds for her latest hour What’s Wrong With You?; and Damien Power’s Man Puts His Dreams In A Sock.

The nomination for Gadsby follows the announcement that she will bring Douglas to Brisbane, Auckland and Wellington in the new year, alongside extra shows in Sydney and Melbourne in December.

Rounding out the nominations are Cassie Workman’s Giantess, James Acaster’s Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999 and Rhys Nicholson’s Nice People Nice Things Nice Situations.

The winners will be announced over two separate evenings – on Sunday 14 and Monday 15 July at Arts Centre Melbourne.

For more information and to see the full nomination list for all the Helpmann Awards, head to their website. Congratulations to all nominees!