There’s still some debate about which shows will or should be eligible for this year’s prestigious Tony Awards, recognising excellence in New York theatre, which this year will be streamed on-line.
From Laurence Olivier Awards to Critics' Circle Awards, to Evening Standard Theatre Awards and WhatsOnStage Awards. Awards are all this section of our blog is about.
Tony Award Eligibility – What we Know So Far
By Phil Willmott Tuesday, August 25 2020, 13:35
Good News and Bad News for the British on Broadway
By Phil Willmott Tuesday, August 25 2020, 13:28
The Tony Awards, recognising excellence in New York theatre, always feel a little more glamorous than The Olivier’s, London’s equivalent.
Maybe it’s the “A list stars” in the audience or maybe it’s the extravagant opening numbers which are often a talking point for weeks to come.
Let’s Meet the Olivier Nominees: Best Actress in a Musical
By Phil Willmott Thursday, March 7 2019, 09:36
This is a particularly strong category and all four leading ladies could justifiably take home the prize. Here’s how they stack up.
Catch Some of The Olivier Award Recognised Productions Right Now
By Phil Willmott Monday, April 9 2018, 15:40
In a glittering ceremony last night leading figures from the West End celebrated the best of London Theatre over the past twelve months.
It was dominated, as expected, by New York’s mega hit, the rap musical HAMILTON, currently playing at London’s Victoria Palace Theatre, which picked up seven awards.
Meet the musical theatre stars of tomorrow
By Phil Willmott Monday, May 15 2017, 07:30
If you're interested in spotting the hot new musical theatre writers and performers you won't want to miss the forthcoming gala at the Noel Coward Theatre which includes performances from the nominees for The Stephen Sondheim Society's student performer of the year. The afternoon includes the announcement of the winner, both of this and a song writing prize set up by Styles and Drewe. You can hear a selection of the competing songs too.
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