The 2018 Sydney Theatre Awards nominations were announced today, with Sydney Theatre Company’s The Harp in the South: Part One and Part Two leading the charge with 11 nominations, followed by LPD and Hayes Theatre Co’s Cry-Baby and Sydney Theatre Company’s The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui with nine nominations each.

It’s an incredibly strong year for Sydney Theatre Company, which is the first company in the Sydney Theatre Awards’ history to make a clean sweep of the Best Mainstage Production, with nominations for Blackie Blackie Brown , The Harp In The South, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Uiand Saint Joan .

Jack  Ruwald , Anita  Hegh  and Jack  Finsterer  in  Sydney Theatre Company’s production of  The Harp i n  the South   © Daniel 

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