2015, the verdict


Event(s) of the Year
Camille O’Sullivan: Changeling – Sydney Festival
The Tempest Bell Shakespeare
Orfeo ed Euridice – Spectrum Now

Honourable Mention
All About Medea – Montague Basement
Of Mice and Men Sport for Jove
Love and Information STC & Malthouse
Man of La Mancha Squabbalogic
A View from the Bridge – Young Vic [NT Live]

Dishonourable Mention
Tabac RougeSydney Festival
Five Properties of Chainmale – Arts Radar & Griffin Independent
The Rocky Horror Show – Richard O’Brien
She Only Barks at Night – Living Room Theatre
Jumpy – STC/MTC

Best (New) Play
Battle of Waterloo, Kylie Coolwell
Extinction, Hannie Rayson

The Most Pertinent Award
ASYLUM – Apocalypse Theatre Company

The ‘Proud Overdaring’ Award
Masquerade – Griffin Theatre Company, STCSA, & Sydney Festival
Edward II – Sport for Jove

The Tempest (dir. John Bell)
Hamlet (dir. Saro Lusty-Cavallari)
Love’s Labour’s Lost (dir. Damien Ryan)


Film(s) of the Year

Honourable Mention
Song of the Sea (SFF)
Far from the Madding Crowd
Eisenstein in Guanajuato (SFF)
Slow West (SFF)
The Dressmaker

Dishonourable Mention
The Empty Shell Award
The Secret River (SFF/ABC1)

The Most Gratuitous Display of Money, and the Second-Unnecessary-Film award
Peter Jackson, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies

The Let’s Pretend The Prequels Never Happened award
Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens


Book(s) of the Year
100 Essays I Don’t Have Time to Write, Sarah Ruhl
A Tale for the Time Being, Ruth Ozeki
The House of the Spirits, Isabel Allende
In the Skin of a Lion; The English Patient, Michael Ondaatje
All The Names, José Saramago
Love in the Time of Cholera, Gabriel García Márquez
Final Exam, Julio Cortázar
Isabelle the Navigator, Luke Davies

Honourable Mention
Clade, James Bradley
The Spare Room, Helen Garner
A Short History of Tractors in Ukranian, Marina Lewycka
The Total Library: Non-fiction 1922-1986, Jorge Luis Borges

The Almost Award
The Tiger’s Wife, Téa Obreht
The Dressmaker, Rosalie Ham
Behind the Scenes at the Museum, Kate Atkinson

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