The winners have been unveiled for this 12 months’s Olivier Awards with Mastercard, British theatre’s largest night time, which befell on Sunday 10 April on the Royal Albert Corridor in London, hosted by Jason Manford.
The most important winner of the night time was Cabaret, a revival of the 1966 Kander and Ebb musical which has remodeled the West Finish’s Playhouse Theatre into the ‘Package Kat Membership’ to important acclaim. The present received seven of the eleven classes it was nominated in, together with the Magic Radio Greatest Musical Revival. Eddie Redmayne received Greatest Actor in a Musical for his efficiency because the Emcee and Greatest Actress in a Musical went to Jessie Buckley as Sally Bowles, with Liza Sadovy and Elliot Levey awarded within the supporting classes for his or her roles as Fraulein Schneider and Herr Schultz. Rebecca Frecknall was topped Greatest Director, and Nick Lidster received the d&b audiotechnik Award for Greatest Sound Design.
With 5 wins (together with Greatest New Play) is Life Of Pi, Lolita Chakrabarti’s stage adaptation of the bestselling novel which started life in Sheffield in 2019 and is presently enjoying on the Wyndham’s Theatre. Hiran Abeysekera received Greatest Actor for his central efficiency as Pi, and – in a historic first for the Olivier Awards – the seven performers who play ‘Richard Parker’, the puppet tiger – Fred Davis, Daisy Franks, Romina Hytten, Tom Larkin, Habib Nasib Nader, Tom Stacy and Scarlet Wilderink – had been collectively awarded Greatest Actor in a Supporting Function. The manufacturing additionally picked up awards for set and lighting design.
Sheila Atim was named Greatest Actress for her function in Constellations, a Donmar Warehouse manufacturing of Nick Payne’s play which ran on the Vaudeville Theatre starring 4 rotating casts. Constellations additionally received within the Cunard Greatest Revival class.
Greatest Actress in a Supporting Function was received by Liz Carr, who performed Dr Emma Brookner (primarily based on a real-life US doctor who was among the many first to recognise the Eighties AIDs epidemic) in a revival of Larry Kramer’s play The Regular Coronary heart on the Nationwide Theatre.
The coveted Mastercard Greatest New Musical award was given to Again To The Future – The Musical, a brand new stage adaptation of the hit 1985 sci-fi movie presently enjoying on the Adelphi Theatre.
The Noël Coward/Geoffrey Johnson Award for Greatest Leisure or Comedy Play went to Pleasure And Prejudice* (*form of), a comedic, all-female retelling of the Jane Austen basic first seen in Glasgow.
Elsewhere, famend Broadway costume designer Catherine Zuber was awarded Greatest Costume Design for her work on Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Kathleen Marshall received Greatest Theatre Choreography for Something Goes (which she additionally directed) and Simon Hale acquired the award for Greatest Unique Rating or New Orchestrations for Get Up Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical.
Full listing of winners for the Olivier Awards 2022 with Mastercard
Cunard Greatest Revival
Constellations – Donmar Warehouse at Vaudeville Theatre
Noël Coward/Geoffrey Johnson Award for Greatest Leisure or Comedy Play
Pleasure And Prejudice* (*form of) at Criterion Theatre
Magic Radio Greatest Musical Revival
Cabaret at The Package Kat Membership on the Playhouse Theatre
Greatest Costume Design
Catherine Zuber for Moulin Rouge! The Musical at Piccadilly Theatre
d&b audiotechnik Award for Greatest Sound Design
Nick Lidster for Cabaret at The Package Kat Membership on the Playhouse Theatre
Greatest Unique Rating or New Orchestrations
Get Up Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical – Orchestrator: Simon Hale at Lyric Theatre
Greatest Theatre Choreographer
Kathleen Marshall for Something Goes at Barbican Theatre
Greatest Actor in a Supporting Function
Fred Davis, Daisy Franks, Romina Hytten, Tom Larkin, Habib Nasib Nader, Tom Stacy and Scarlet Wilderink – the 7 actors who play the Tiger for Life Of Pi at Wyndham’s Theatre
Greatest Actress in a Supporting Function
Liz Carr for The Regular Coronary heart at Nationwide Theatre – Olivier
Blue-I Theatre Know-how Award for Greatest Set Design
Tim Hatley for Design and Nick Barnes & Finn Caldwell for Puppets for Life Of Pi at Wyndham’s Theatre
White Mild Award for Greatest Lighting Design
Tim Lutkin and Andrzej Goulding for Life Of Pi at Wyndham’s Theatre
Greatest Actress In A Supporting Function In A Musical
Liza Sadovy for Cabaret at The Package Kat Membership on the Playhouse Theatre
Greatest Actor In A Supporting Function In A Musical
Elliot Levey for Cabaret at The Package Kat Membership on the Playhouse Theatre
Excellent Achievement In Opera
Peter Whelan and the Irish Baroque Orchestra for Bajazet at Royal Opera Home – Linbury Theatre
Greatest New Opera Manufacturing
Jenůfa by Royal Opera at Royal Opera Home
Greatest Actor In A Musical
Eddie Redmayne for Cabaret at The Package Kat Membership on the Playhouse Theatre
Greatest Actress In A Musical
Jessie Buckley for Cabaret at The Package Kat Membership on the Playhouse Theatre
Excellent Achievement In Dance
Arielle Smith for her choreography of Jolly Folly in Reunion by English Nationwide Ballet at Sadler’s Wells
Greatest New Dance Manufacturing
Revisor by Crystal Pite and Jonathon Younger / Kidd Pivot at Sadler’s Wells
Sheila Atim for Constellations – Donmar Warehouse at Vaudeville Theatre
Hiran Abeysekera for Life Of Pi at Wyndham’s Theatre
Sir Peter Corridor Award for Greatest Director
Rebecca Frecknall for Cabaret at The Package Kat Membership on the Playhouse Theatre
Excellent Achievement in Affiliate Theatre
Previous Bridge at Bush Theatre
Greatest Household Present
Wolf Witch Large Fairy at Royal Opera Home – Linbury Theatre
Greatest New Play
Life Of Pi at Wyndham’s Theatre
Mastercard Greatest New Musical
Again To The Future – The Musical at Adelphi Theatre