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    Shortlist announced for 2019 UK Theatre Awards

    The nominees for the 2019 UK Theatre Awards have been announced, among which include Death of a Salesman, Life of Pi, The WatsonsThe award results will be announced next month on Sunday, 27 October 2019. See below for the nominees in full.

    Shortlist announced for 2019 UK Theatre Awards
    Amelie The Musical is among the many shows nominated for this year's UK Theatre Awards 2019.

    2019 UK Theatre Awards nominees in full


    Best New Play

    🎭 Life of Pi based on the novel by Yann Martel, adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti, a Sheffield Theatres Production
    🎭 Ulster American by David Ireland, a Traverse Theatre Company production at Lyric Theatre, Belfast
    🎭 The Watsons by Laura Wade, a Chichester Festival Theatre production

    πŸ‘‰ Book tickets for The Watsons at the Menier Chocolate Factory from £53 and up.


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    Best Play Revival

    🎭 Death of a Salesman directed by Sarah Frankcom, a Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester production
    🎭 Equus directed by Ned Bennett, an English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East production
    🎭 Plenty directed by Kate Hewitt, a Chichester Festival Theatre production

    πŸ‘‰ Book tickets for Death of a Salesman at the Piccadilly Theatre from £18 and up.


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    Best Performance in a Play

    🎭 Faye Castelow for The Audience
    🎭 Hiran Abeysekera for Life of Pi
    🎭 Kudzai Sitima for Princess & The Hustler
    🎭 Mark Gatiss for The Madness of King George III


    Best Director

    🎭 Atri Banerjee for Hobson's Choice, a Royal Exchange Theatre production
    🎭 Katie Posner for My Mother Said I Never Should, a Theatre By the Lake production
    🎭 Max Webster for Life of Pi, a Sheffield Theatres Production


    Best Musical Production

    🎭 Standing At The Sky's Edge directed by Robert Hastie, a Sheffield Theatres production
    🎭 The Color Purple directed by Tinuke Craig, a Curve and Birmingham Hippodrome co-production
    🎭 West Side Story directed by Sarah Frankcom, a Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester production


    Best Performance in a Musical

    🎭 Audrey Brisson, for Amélie The Musical a Watermill Theatre, Hartshorn–Hook Productions, Selladoor Worldwide and Broadway Asia production
    🎭 Jenna Russell for The Bridges of Madison County, a Menier Chocolate Factory production
    🎭 Rebecca Trehearn for Sweet Charity, a Nottingham Playhouse production

    πŸ‘‰ Book tickets for Amelie The Musical at The Other Palace from £24.


    Best Supporting Performance

    🎭 Esh Alladi for Hobson's Choice, a Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester production
    🎭 Jocasta Almgill for West Side Story, a Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester production
    🎭 Emmanuel Kojo for Oklahoma! a Chichester Festival Theatre production


    Achievement in Dance

    🎭 Scottee for Fat Blokes an uplifting collaboration with choreographer Lea Anderson and a gutsy cast
    🎭 Scottish Ballet for the world premiere of Helen Pickett's outstanding dance-theatre adaptation of The Crucible
    🎭 Yorke Dance Project for their unique Cohan Collective initiative and distinctive programming


    Achievement in Opera

    🎭 Buxton International Festival at Buxton Opera House for the world premiere of Georgiana
    🎭 Opera North for Tosca
    🎭 Welsh National Opera for War and Peace


    Best Show for Children and Young People

    🎭 Billionaire Boy The Musical directed by Luke Sheppard, a Nuffield Southampton Theatres production in association with Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
    🎭 Noughts and Crosses directed by Esther Richardson, a Pilot Theatre and Derby Theatre production
    🎭 Tale Trail to The Wind In The Willows directed by Teresa Heskins, a New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme production

    πŸ‘‰ Book tickets for David Walliams' Billionaire Boy at the Bloomsbury Theatre from £30.


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    Best Design

    🎭 Carolyn Downing, Andrzej Goulding, Tim Hatley and Tim Lutkin for Life of Pi, a Sheffield Theatres Production
    🎭 Ti Green for Touching The Void, a Royal & Derngate Northampton, Bristol Old Vic, Royal Lyceum Edinburgh and Fuel co-production
    🎭 Rosanna Vize for The Audience, a Nuffield Southampton Theatres production

    πŸ‘‰ Book tickets for Touching The Void at London's Duke of York's Theatre from £18.


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    Off-stage category nominees


    Digital Innovation

    🎭 Hull Truck Theatre
    🎭 Northern Ballet
    🎭 Scottish Ballet


    Excellence in Arts Education

    🎭 Derby Theatre
    🎭 Oldham Coliseum Theatre
    🎭 Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent


    Excellence in Inclusivity

    🎭 Bush Theatre
    🎭 Mercury Theatre
    🎭 Royal and Derngate, Northampton


    Excellence in Touring

    🎭 National Theatre of Scotland
    🎭 Northern Ballet
    🎭 Pilot Theatre


    Workforce Award

    🎭 Hull Truck Theatre
    🎭 Mayflower Theatre
    🎭 Northern Stage


    UK's Most Welcoming Theatre

    🎭 New Vic Theatre - Newcastle-under-Lyme
    🎭 Storyhouse - Chester
    🎭 Young Vic - London

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