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25 September 2012 Ganesh Versus the Third Reich wins 2012 Helpmann Award

Back to Back Theatre is extremely delighted and proud to announce Ganesh Versus the Third Reich has won the 2012 Helpmann Award for Best Play.

The cast and crew of Ganesh Versus the Third Reich are readying themselves in Rotterdam to open a season at the Rotterdamse Schouwburg. The celebrations will flow after opening night on Wednesday 26 September.

In receiving a Helpmann Award, the company is honoured to be recognised for distinguished artistic achievement and excellence in Australia’s live performing arts sector. Back to Back Theatre shares this esteem with our Ganesh Versus the Third Reich presentation partners, Melbourne Festival and Malthouse Theatre.

Ganesh Versus the third Reich won the 2009 Kit Denton Fellowship for Courageous Writing, the 2011 Age Critics’ Award for best new Australia work at the Melbourne Festival and three Green Room Awards for Best Ensemble Performance (Alternative & Hybrid Performance), Best Direction (Theatre), and Best Production (Theatre).

Ganesh Versus the Third Reich is touring the world in 2013, with two North American and one European Tour scheduled to keep the ensemble busy. Check the calendar for all season announcements.

Back to Back Theatre heartily congratulates all 2012 Helpmann Award winners.

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