Monday, April 4

Full details of Olivier Award Winners

The winners of the Olivier Awards 2016 with MasterCard were announced last night  at London’s Royal Opera House.
               
Hosted by two-time Oliver Award winner Michael Ball, the ceremony featured performances from Grammy and Tony Award winner Cyndi Lauper, Michael Feinstein, Joe Stilgoe and Jack Savoretti. For the finale, the awards welcomed back 15 past Olivier Award winners including Maria Friedman, Ruthie Henshall and Jill Halfpenny who performed What I Did For Love from A Chorus Line (winner of Best New Musical at the 1976 awards)

The guests presenting this year’s awards were Uzo Aduba, Zawe Ashton, Dame Shirley Bassey, Matthew Bourne, Rob Brydon, Jessie Buckley, Stephen Campbell Moore, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Adam Cooper, Paul Copley, Noma Dumezweni, Alfred Enoch, Luke Evans, David Gandy, Kit Harington, Emma Hatton, Lenny Henry, Eddie Izzard, Rory Kinnear, Beverley Knight, Lesley Manville, Julia McKenzie, James Norton, Vanessa Redgrave, Amber Riley, Juliet Stevenson, Savannah Stevenson, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Luke Treadaway, Zoë Wanamaker and Dame Barbara Windsor

The  show also included a live link to a free public Olivier Awards celebration on the ITV Stage in Covent Garden Piazza hosted by leading West End performers Carrie Hope Fletcher and Daniel Boys, where thousands of theatre-lovers enjoyed West End performances and a live big screen relay of the ceremony. ITV broadcast extensive highlights at 22:15 following the ceremony. The full ceremony will be broadcast on ITV3 on Monday 4 April at 23:00.


The winners are:

Best Revival/ Ma Rainey's Black Bottom at National Theatre, Lyttelton

Best Entertainment and Family/Showstopper! The Improvised Musical at Apollo Theatre

Best Costume Design/Gregg Barnes for Kinky Boots at Adelphi Theatre

Blue-i Theatre Technology Award for Best Set Design/Anna Fleischle for Hangmen at Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at the Royal Court Theatre and Wyndham's Theatre

White Light Award For Best Lighting Design/Mark Henderson for Gypsy at Savoy Theatre

Best Sound Design/
Tom Gibbons for People, Places And Things at National Theatre, Dorfman

Best New Opera Production/Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci at Royal Opera House

Outstanding Achievement in Opera/English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra for The Force Of Destiny, Lady Macbeth Of Mtsensk and The Queen Of Spades at London Coliseum

Best Actor in a Supporting Role/Mark Gatiss for Three Days In The Country at National Theatre, Lyttelton

Best Actress in a Supporting Role/Dame Judi Dench for The Winter's Tale at Garrick Theatre

Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre/Pat Kinevane and Fishamble for Silent at Soho Theatre

Virgin Atlantic Best New Play
/Hangmen at Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at the Royal Court Theatre and Wyndham's Theatre

Best Actor/Kenneth Cranham for The Father at Wyndham's Theatre

Best Actress/Denise Gough for People, Places And Things at National Theatre, Dorfman

Magic Radio Audience Award/The Phantom Of The Opera

Best New Comedy/Nell Gwynn at Apollo Theatre

Best New Dance Production/Woolf Works by Wayne McGregor at Royal Opera House

Outstanding Achievement in Dance/Alessandra Ferri for her performances in Chéri and Woolf Works at Royal Opera House

Autograph Sound Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music
/In The Heights – Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Orchestrated and Arranged by Alex Lacamoire and Bill Sherman at King’s Cross Theatre

Best Theatre Choreographer/Drew McOnie for In The Heights at King’s Cross Theatre

Best Director/Robert Icke for Oresteia at Almeida Theatre

Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical/David Bedella for In The Heights at King’s Cross Theatre

Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical/Lara Pulver for Gypsy at Savoy Theatre

Best Musical Revival/Gypsy at Savoy Theatre

Best Actor in a Musical/Matt Henry for Kinky Boots at Adelphi Theatre

Best Actress in a Musical/Imelda Staunton for Gypsy at Savoy Theatre

MasterCard Best New Musical/Kinky Boots at Adelphi Theatre


Next year the Olivier Awards with MasterCard will be on Sunday 9 April 2017  in a new venue: the Royal Albert Hall.

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