Equity Awards celebrate Rake and The Librarians

The inaugural Equity Awards will tonight celebrate achievements in ensemble perfomances for both drama and comedy.

In a ceremony at Sydney’s Ivy Penthouse, the Equity Awards are the only acting awards voted on by their performing peers, members of the Actors Equity.

The cast of Rake won the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in Drama Series, while The Librarians won for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a comedy series.

Rake cast members to receive the award are: Richard Roxburgh, Kate Box, Caroline Brazier, Richard Carter, Danielle Cormack, Matt Day, Russell Dykstra, Keegan Joyce, Steve Le Marquand, Geoff Morrell and Adrienne Pickering.

Rake was nominated alongside Bed of Roses, Offspring, Packed to the Rafters and Underbelly: The Golden Mile.

Librarians cast members to receive the award are: Heidi Arena, Stephen Ballantyne, Keith Brockett, Robyn Butler, Victoria Eagger, Bob Franklin, Justin Hamilton, Roz Hammond, Fiona Harris, Wayne Hope, Tony Moclair and Nicole Nabout.

The cast of The Librarians was nominated alongside Wilfred, Lowdown and Review with Myles Barlow.


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