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The awards were started in 1982 when Blair Edgar and Steven Tandy formed the Green Room Awards Association. The inaugural awards ceremony was held in 1984 at the Melbourne Concert Hall. The association today is composed of members of Melbourne's performing arts community, including journalists, performers, writers, directors, choreographers, academics, theatre technicians and administrators.
The current patrons of the association are Rachel Griffiths and David Atkins. Previous winners include Dale Ferguson, David Hersey, Stephen Baynes, Greg Horsman, Eddie Perfect, Laurie Cadevida, Stephen Daldry, Genevieve Lemon, Michael Dameski, Julian Gavin, and Steve Mouzakis.
As of 2013, award categories include:
Alternative and hybrid performance
Several named awards can be given:
Recipients for the Production award in each category include the following, with the year relating to the year of the award ceremony:
2018: The Season (Tasmania Performs)
2011: Thyestes (Malthouse Theatre / The Hayloft Project)
2007: Harvest (Red Stitch Actors Theatre)
2005: Twelve Angry Men (Adrian Bohm Presents/Arts Projects Australia)
1993: Sex Diary of an Infidel (Playbox)
1992: The Dybbuk (Gilgul Theatre)
1991: In Angel Gear (Performing Arts Projects)
1990: Dreams In An Empty City (Melbourne Theatre Company)
2014: The Sovereign Wife (Sisters Grimm/NEON)
2013: Persona (Fraught Outfit and Theatre Works)
2012: Save for Crying (doubletap / La Mama)
2011: Us (Grit Theatre / The Function Room)
2010: Alice in Wonderland (Four Larks Theatre)
2009: Oedipus, A Poetic Requiem (Inspired By Ted Hughes) (Liminal Theatre, Mary Sitarenos)
2008: Holiday (Ranters Theatre)
2007: For Samuel Beckett (The Eleventh Hour Theatre)
2006: The Laramie Project
2005: The Candy Butchers; The Eistedfodd
2004: The Black Swan of Trespass
2003: The Grand Feeling (Paradigm Productions)
2002: My Brother the Fish (Dan Scollay)
2001: A Large Attendance in the Antechamber (Brian Lipson/Wendy Lasica and Associates)
2000: The Terms and Grammar of Creation (Sue Gore & Bill Garner)
1998: Sunrise Boulevard (Rod Quantock presented by Token Productions)
1997: Verona (Magpie Theatre)
2020: Come From Away (Junkyard Dog Productions and Rodney Rigby)
2015: Once (Barbara Broccoli, John N. Hart Jr, Patrick Milling Smith, Frederick Zollo, Brian Carmody, Michael G. Wilson, Orin Wolf, John Frost, New York Theatre Workshop, Melbourne Theatre Company)
2011: Mary Poppins
2010: Jersey Boys (Dodger Theatricals, Newtheatricals, Dainty Consolidated Entertainment and Michael Watt)
2009: Billy Elliot The Musical (Universal Pictures Stage Entertainment, Working Title Films, Old Vic Productions)
2013: Salome (Opera Australia)
2012: Of Mice and Men (Opera Australia)
2011: La Sonnambula (Opera Australia)
2010: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Opera Australia)
2008: Rusalka (Opera Australia)
2007: The Hive (ChamberMade Opera)
2006: The Love for Three Oranges (Opera Australia)
2005: Manon (Opera Australia)
2004: Lulu (Opera Australia)
2003: Sweeney Todd (Opera Australia)
2002: Batavia (Opera Australia)
2001: Capriccio (Opera Australia)
2000: Billy Budd (Opera Australia)
1987: Madam Butterfly (Victoria State Opera)
2020: Boobs (Selina Jenkins as part of Melbourne Fringe)
2019: Reuben Kaye (Reuben Kaye)
2017: Hot Brown Honey (Darebin Arts Speakeasy and Briefs Factory)
2015: Eurosmash (Die Roten Punkte)
2014: Between The Cracks (Yana Alana)
2013: Nasty! – Spanky (Candice McQueen)
2012: Little Match Girl (Malthouse Theatre in association with Meow Meow Revolution)
2011: Yana Alana and tha Paranas in Concert (Gasworks & Arts Victoria in association with Melbourne Workers Theatre and Yana Alana and tha Paranas)
2009: Die Roten Punkte – Super Musikant
2008: Meow Meow Beyond Beyond Glamour: The Remix (Meow Meow)
2007: Tim Minchin (Tim Minchin)
2005: The Burlesque Hour
2004: Comedy Is Still Not Pretty
2003: Terra Paradiso
2002: Cabaret Tingel Tangel (The Soubrettes)
2001: Jacques Brel Is Alive & Well & Living In Paris (Mark Jones, Susan-ann Walker, Sean Murphy, Anne Wood)
2000: Saucy Cantina (Moira Finucane and Jackie Smith)
1995: Divergence (The Australian Ballet)
1994: Nuti / Kikimora (Meryl Tankard Australian Dance Theatre)
1993: Nutcracker (The Australian Ballet)
1992: Gemini (The Australian Ballet); No Strings Attached (DanceWorks)
1991: The Leaves Are Falling (The Australian Ballet)
1990: Onegin (The Australian Ballet)
1987: After Venice (Sydney Dance Company)
Contemporary and Experimental Performance
2020: Daddy (Joel Bray presented by Arts House and YIRRAMBOI Festival); Diaspora (A Chamber Made work by Robin Fox and Collaborators in association with Melbourne International Arts Festival and The SUBSTATION); Those Who Rock (Joseph O'Farrell presented by Arts Centre Melbourne)
2018: We All Know What’s Happening (Samara Hersch & Lara Thoms)
2017: COMPLETE SMUT Art Auction (Punctum)
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