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Best Musical or Cabaret
Subcategory of Matilda Awards
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Winners

2019 winner y separately published work icon Fangirls Yve Blake , Yve Blake (composer), 2019 Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2021 14527293 2019 single work musical theatre

'Meet Edna: She’s 14, chronically awkward, and everyone thinks she’s a serial liar. But none of this will matter when her REAL life starts. With Harry. There’s just one problem, Harry is in True Connection - the world’s biggest boyband.

'When True Connection announce a tour stop in Edna’s city, she realises that this is her one chance to meet Harry and convince him of their destiny. But just how far is she prepared to go in the name of love? Edna takes her obsession to unforeseen heights in this thrilling and hilarious musical comedy about first love, fan culture, and the danger of underestimating teenage girls.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2018 winner The Sound of a Finished Kiss Kate Wild , 2018 single work musical theatre

'The story of a generation and the city that shaped it – told through the songs of The Go-Betweens.

'When an old mixed tape is unearthed, four friends rewind to Brisbane in the 1990s. Through a series of monologues interwoven with the songs they loved, they relive the events which shattered friendships and scattered friends to the four corners of the world.

'The Sound of a Finished Kiss is a new Australian musical celebrating the internationally-renowned song-writing talents of Robert Forster and Grant McLennan along with their evocation of Brisbane’s unique subculture in the final decades of the twentieth century.'

Source: Brisbane Powerhouse.

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