Hannah Gadsby wins Best Comedy Performer at the 2019 Helpmann Awards

Hannah Gadsby has beaten out a star-studded field to win the 2019 Helpmann Award for Best Comedy Performer for her smash-hit stand up show Douglas. Announced on Monday night at a ceremony at Melbourne’s State Theatre, Gadsby was awarded the winner ahead of the other nominees, which included Anne Edmonds’s What’s Wrong With You?; Damien Power’s Man Puts His Dreams In A Sock; Cassie Workman’s Giantess; James Acaster’s Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999; and Rhys Nicholson’s Nice People Nice Things Nice Situations. The annual Helpmann...

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