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2019 Olivier Award Nominations In Full

Nominations for the 2019 Laurence Olivier Awards were announced today by Giles Terera and Sheila Atim. The 44th Annual Olivier Awards will be held at London's Royal Albert Hall on Sunday, 7 April 2019 in a ceremony hosted by comedian and television and radio presenter Jason Manford. The big nominees this year include the recent West End transfer of the Canadian-American musical, Come From Away, the gender-bending revival of Company starring Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone, and the two-part epic, The Inheritance.

See the 2019 Olivier Award nominees in full below.

2019 Olivier Award Nominations In Full
Come From Away is one of the big nominees at the Olivier Awards this year.

​​Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Actor in a Musical

Best Actress in a Musical

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical

Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical

Best Director

Best New Play

Best New Musical

Best Revival

Best Musical Revival

Best New Comedy

Outstanding Achievement in Music

  • Come From Away – Book, music and lyrics: David Hein and Irene Sankoff; music supervisor, arrangements: Ian Eisendrath; orchestrations: August Eriksmoen; musical director/UK music supervisor: Alan Berry; and the band of Come From Away at the Phoenix Theatre
  • Fun Home – Composer: Jeanine Tesori; lyricist/bookwriter: Lisa Kron at the Young Vic
  • The Inheritance – Composer: Paul Englishby at the Young Vic and the Noël Coward Theatre
  • A Monster Calls – Original music composed by Benji Bower and performed live by Benji with Will Bower (The Bower Brothers) at the Old Vic
  • SIX – Original score, orchestrations and vocal arrangements: Toby Marlow, Lucy Moss, Tom Curran and Joe Beighton at the Arts Theatre

Best New Dance Production

  • 16 + A Room/Solo Echo/Bill by Ballet British Columbia at Sadler’s Wells
  • Blkdog by Botis Seva at Sadler’s Wells
  • Playlist (Track 1, 2) by William Forsythe for English National Ballet at Sadler’s Wells
  • The Unknown Soldier by Alastair Marriott for the Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House

Outstanding Achievement in Dance

  • Akram Khan for his performance in Xenos at Sadler’s Wells
  • Dimitris Papaioannou for his choreography of The Great Tamer at Sadler’s Wells
  • John Macfarlane for his design of Swan Lake at the Royal Opera House

Best Entertainment and Family

Best Theatre Choreographer

Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theatre

  • Moe Bar-El for his performance in Every Day I Make Greatness Happen at the Hampstead Theatre Downstairs
  • Flesh And Bone at the Soho Theatre
  • Jonathan Hyde for his performance in Gently Down The Stream at the Park Theatre
  • The Phlebotomist at the Hampstead Theatre Downstairs
  • Athena Stevens for Schism at the Park Theatre

Best Lighting Design

Best Sound Design

Best Costume Design

Best Set Design

Best New Opera Production

  • Katya Kabanova at the Royal Opera House
  • Lessons In Love And Violence at the Royal Opera House
  • The Turn Of The Screw at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Outstanding Achievement in Opera

  • Andris Nelsons for his conducting of Lohengrin at the Royal Opera House
  • David Butt Philip and Roderick Williams for their performances in War Requiem at the London Coliseum
  • The English National Opera chorus for Paul Bunyan at Wilton’s Music Hall
  • The ensemble of Porgy And Bess at the London Coliseum

Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels

Ephram is a jack of all trades and enjoys attending theatre, classical music concerts and the opera.


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