Olivier Awards celebrates Dance and Musical

sylvie-olivierThe Olivier Awards 2015 with MasterCard took place on Sunday 12 April, as the illustrious event once again returned to the stunning surroundings of Covent Garden’s iconic Royal Opera House for an incredible evening of celebration, award-giving and unbelievable live performances. This year comedian, presenter and acclaimed, award-winning actor Lenny Henry hosted.

Among the winners:

Special award
Sylvie Guillem [link Leone d’Oro]
Best new dance production:
32 Rue Vandenbranden by Peeping Tom at the Barbican [link review IT]
Mats Ek’s Julia and Romeo by Royal Swedish Ballet at Sadler’s Wells [link video]
Outstanding achievement in dance:
Crystal Pite for her choreography in the productions of The Associates – A Picture of You Falling, The Tempest Replica and Polaris at Sadler’s Wells

Outstanding achievement in music:
Ray Davies for Sunny Afternoon at Hampstead theatre and Harold Pinter theatre
Best actor in a supporting role in a musical:
George Maguire for Sunny Afternoon at Hampstead theatre and Harold Pinter theatre
Best actress in a supporting role in a musical:
Lorna Want for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at Aldwych theatre
Best musical revival:
City of Angels at Donmar Warehouse
Best actor in a musical:
John Dagleish for Sunny Afternoon at Hampstead theatre and Harold Pinter theatre
Best actress in a musical:
Katie Brayben for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at Aldwych theatre
Best new musical:
Sunny Afternoon at Hampstead theatre and Harold Pinter theatre [link video]
Special award:
Kevin Spacey

 

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