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Nine Georgy nominations for Echuca-Moama Theatre Company shows

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October 04, 2017

Darcy Elliott (left) as Patsy and John Wright as King Arthur, surrounded by some of the Laker Girls, look on the Bright Side of Life in EMTC's production of Spamalot which opens on Friday, May 26.

ECHUCA-MOAMA Theatre Company has scored nine Georgy Award nominations for Spamalot and The Little Mermaid Jnr.

Spamalot directors Trish Deakin and Lesley Summers are nominated for achievement in directing and achievement in wardrobe design, while Trish is also in the running for achievement in lighting design and Jodie Baker for achievement in choreography.

Other nominations for Spamalot include: best female performance in a musical, Kellie Wright (as Lady of the Lake); and best male performance in a supporting role in a musical, Darcy Elliott (Patsy).

Nominations for The Little Mermaid Jnr include Johanna Ritchie (as Ariel) and Indiah Gilmore (Flounder) for best female junior performance; and Britney Evans for best female junior singing (Ursula).

Britney was also nominated for best female junior performance for her portrayal of Mary-Lou in Echuca-Moama: The Great Divide (St Joseph’s College).

Moama Anglican Grammar School music teacher Martina Richardson scored two nominations — best female performance in a musical and best female singing — for her role as Maria in Shepparton Theatre Arts Group’s production of The Sound of Music.

Kyabram’s Connor Deakin, Brandon Armstrong and Millie Dillon-McKenzie also scored nominations.

Playing Warren in Shepparton Theatre Arts Group’s production of Ordinary Days, Connor is nominated for best male performance in a musical and best male singing.

In Kyabram Theatre Group’s production of Annie Jnr, Brandon, who played Rooster and Bert Healy, is nominated for best male junior supporting performance and best male junior singing, while Millie (Miss Hannigan) for best female junior performance.

The Georgy Awards, regional Victoria’s most prestigious theatre awards, will be held at the Eastbank Centre on November 11.

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