Not-for-profit organisation the Matilda Awards held its annual awards ceremony on Tuesday 6 February at Brisbane Powerhouse to honour and celebrate the achievements of the Queensland theatre industry. Many of the recipients who attended were awarded throughout the evening, such as Queensland Theatre Company’s Playlab receiving the 2017 Gold Matilda Awards and Shake & Stir Theatre‘s American Idiot receiving a 2017 Silver Matilda Award for Best Musical.