This is a particularly strong category and all four leading ladies could justifiably take home the prize. Here’s how they stack up.
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.
Let’s Meet the Olivier Nominees: Best Actress in a Musical
By Phil Willmott Thursday, March 7 2019, 09:36
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.
There’s Still Time to see These Olivier Award Nominees!
By Phil Willmott Monday, March 13 2017, 10:38
If you enjoy award ceremonies you’ll know they’re even more fun if you know the work nominated and can root for your favourites. I always try to see all the Best Picture nominees for the Oscars and read the short listed novels for the Booker Prize.
Although some of the shows competing for honours have finished there’s still plenty of productions you can enjoy to help you pick your favourite.
Our Chief Critic's take on the Olivier Nominations - Part 3
By Phil Willmott Sunday, March 12 2017, 12:35
The Olivier Awards are seen, rightly or wrongly by the public, as the Oscars of London Theatre. Here's part 3 of the nominations in each category and who I'd like to see pick up the prizes.