December 15, 2019

Congratulations to our latest life member recipients, Leigh Delmenico and Steve Nichols. Both Leigh and Steve have been building sets for the Theater for over 10 years and continuously donated their time and expertise to the company, we are very grateful to them both!

Also Last Sunday we also celebrated our Chairman of the board, Alan Burrows. Alan has been at Lilydale for over 40 years and has been involved with dozens of prod...

December 7, 2019

The Nominations have been announced for the 2019 Lyrebird Awards.

Congratulations to the following nominees.

Best Sound in a Drama

Tim Long - Picnic at Hanging Rock

Katie-Jane Amey - The Wisdom of Eve

Best Lighting in a Drama

David Brown - Picnic at Hanging Rock

David Brown - The Wisdom of Eve

Best Set in a Comedy

David Dare - Quartet

Best Set in a Drama

Helen Ellis & David Brown - Picnic at Hanging Rock

Merinda Backway - The Wisdom of Ev...

December 7, 2019

The 2019 Victorian Drama League awards were held on 24th November. Congratulations to the following for their 2019 VDL Nominations. And congratulations to all the winners on the night.

  • Nomination for Best Lighting Design in a comedy or drama - David Brown: Picnic at Hanging Rock

  • and Best Supporting Actress in a Drama - Reschelle O'Connor “Sara”, “Edith”, “Arielle” Picnic at Hanging Rock

September 18, 2019

On Wednesday 11th September the Australian television show "My Life is Murder" had a familiar setting for the final scene of the episode. If you happened to catch it live it you might have recognized the theatre in the final scenes.

Several months ago the Lilydale Athenaeum Theatre Company was excited to provide the setting and host the cast and crew while they filmed the key scenes for Season 1, Episode 9 of My Life is Murder....

February 13, 2019

The 2019 Lyrebird Awards were held on Saturday 9th February.

Congratulations to all of the winners!

The Lilydale Athenaeum Theatre Company is proud to say we picked up 14 awards on the night.

A big congratulations to the following...

We are proud of you all.

Best Sound in a Comedy: Nicholas Ryan, Moonlight and Magnolias

Best Sound in a Drama: Chris Shaw, The Elephant Man

Best Lighting in a Drama: Robin Le Blond, The Elephant Man


December 16, 2018

Congratulations to our wonderful teams that made 2018 such a success! Over 40 Lyrebird nominations across all four productions! Thank you to everyone who helped bring these unforgettable productions to life.

Lyrebird Award Nominations 2018

Best Sound in a Comedy - Moonlight and Magnolias: Nicholas Ryan

Best Sound in a Drama - The Elephant Man: Chris Shaw

Best Sound in a Drama - The History Boys: Helen Ellis

Best Set in a Comedy - M...

December 5, 2018

A wonderful night was had at the Victorian Drama League Annual Awards held Sunday 3rd Dec. Lilydale Athenaeum Company was lucky enough to receive awards for best sound (silver), best set (silver) and best lighting (gold) for our production of The Elephant Man.

Congratulations to all the nominees, recipients and all the companies involved!

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Evening performances,

7.30pm refreshments, 8.00pm start.

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