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Olivier Winners 2013

MasterCard Best New Play

Winner: The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre and Apollo Theatre

Nominees:

  • The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre and Apollo Theatre
  • Constellations at the Duke of York’s Theatre
  • The Audience at the Gielgud Theatre
  • This House at the National’s Cottesloe and Olivier Theatres

Best Revival

Winner: Long Day’s Journey Into Night at the Apollo Theatre

Nominees:

  • Long Day’s Journey Into Night at the Apollo Theatre
  • Macbeth at the Trafalgar Studios
  • Old Times at the Harold Pinter Theatre
  • Twelfth Night at Shakespeare’s Globe and the Apollo Theatre

Best Entertainment and Family

Winner: Goodnight Mister Tom at the Phoenix Theatre

Nominees:

  • Cinderella: A Fairytale at the St James Theatre
  • Goodnight Mister Tom at the Phoenix Theatre
  • Hansel And Gretel at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre
  • Room On The Broom by Tall Stories Theatre Company at the Lyric Theatre

Best Actress

Winner: Helen Mirren for The Audience at the Gielgud Theatre

Nominees:

  • Billie Piper for The Effect at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre
  • Hattie Morahan for A Doll’s House at the Young Vic Theatre
  • Helen Mirren for The Audience at the Gielgud Theatre
  • Kristin Scott Thomas for Old Times at the Harold Pinter Theatre

Best Actor

Winner: Luke Treadaway for The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre and the Apollo Theatre

Nominees:

  • Rupert Everett for The Judas Kiss at the Duke of York’s
  • James McAvoy for Macbeth at the Trafalgar Studios
  • Luke Treadaway for The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre and the Apollo Theatre
  • Mark Rylance for Twelfth Night at Shakespeare’s Globe and the Apollo Theatre
  • Rafe Spall for Constellations at the Duke of York’s Theatre

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Winner: Nicola Walker for The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre and the Apollo Theatre

Nominees:

  • Anastasia Hille for The Effect at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre
  • Cush Jumbo for Julius Caesar at the Donmar Warehouse
  • Helen McCrory for The Last Of The Haussmans at the National’s Lyttelton Theatre
  • Janie Dee for NSFW at the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at the Royal Court
  • Nicola Walker for The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre and the Apollo Theatre

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Winner: Richard McCabe for The Audience at the Gielgud Theatre

Nominees:

  • Adrian Scarborough for Hedda Gabler at the Old Vic Theatre
  • Kyle Soller for Long Day’s Journey Into Night at the Apollo Theatre
  • Paul Chahidi for Twelfth Night at Shakespeare’s Globe and the Apollo Theatre
  • Richard McCabe for The Audience at the Gielgud Theatre

Best Actress in a Musical

Winner: Imelda Staunton for Sweeney Todd at the Adelphi Theatre

Nominees:

  • Hannah Waddingham for Kiss Me, Kate at Chichester Festival Theatre and the Old Vic Theatre
  • Heather Headley for The Bodyguard at the Adelphi Theatre
  • Imelda Staunton for Sweeney Todd at the Adelphi Theatre
  • Summer Strallen for Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre

Best Actor in a Musical

Winner: Michael Ball for Sweeney Todd at the Adelphi Theatre

Nominees:

  • Alex Bourne for Kiss Me, Kate at Chichester Festival Theatre and the Old Vic Theatre
  • Michael Ball for Sweeney Todd at the Adelphi Theatre
  • Tom Chambers for Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre
  • Will Young for Cabaret at the Savoy Theatre

Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical

Winner: Leigh Zimmerman for A Chorus Line at the London Palladium

Nominees:

  • Adam Garcia for Kiss Me, Kate at Chichester Festival Theatre and the Old Vic Theatre
  • Debbie Kurup for The Bodyguard at the Adelphi Theatre
  • Leigh Zimmerman for A Chorus Line at the London Palladium
  • Siân Phillips for Cabaret at the Savoy Theatre

Best New Musical

Winner: Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre

Nominees:

  • The Bodyguard at the Adelphi Theatre
  • Loserville at the Garrick Theatre
  • Soul Sister at the Savoy Theatre
  • Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre

Best Musical Revival

Winner: Sweeney Todd at the Adelphi Theatre

Nominees:

  • Cabaret at the Savoy Theatre
  • A Chorus Line at the London Palladium
  • Kiss Me, Kate at the Chichester Festival Theatre and the Old Vic Theatre
  • Sweeney Todd at the Adelphi Theatre

Best Director

Winner: Marianne Elliott for The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre and the Apollo Theatre

Nominees:

  • Jeremy Herrin for This House at the National’s Cottesloe and Olivier Theatres
  • Marianne Elliott for The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre and the Apollo Theatre
  • Simon McBurney for The Master And Margarita at the Barbican Theatre
  • Stephen Daldry for The Audience at the Gielgud Theatre

Best Theatre Choreographer

Winner: Bill Deamer for Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre

Nominees:

  • Bill Deamer for Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre
  • Scott Ambler for Chariots Of Fire at the Hampstead and Gielgud Theatres
  • Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett for Frantic Assembly for The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre and the Apollo Theatre
  • Stephen Mear for Kiss Me, Kate at Chichester Festival Theatre and the Old Vic Theatre

Best Lighting Design

Winner: Paule Constable for The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre and the Apollo Theatre

Nominees:

  • Lee Curran for Constellations at the Duke of York’s Theatre
  • Paule Constable for The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre and the Apollo Theatre
  • Mark Henderson for Sweeney Todd at the Adelphi Theatre
  • Paul Anderson for The Master And Margarita at the Barbican Theatre

Best Set Design

Winner: Bunny Christie and Finn Ross for The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre and the Apollo Theatre

Nominees:

  • Bunny Christie and Finn Ross for The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre and the Apollo Theatre
  • Hildegard Bechtler for Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre
  • Miriam Buether and Wang Gongxin for Wild Swans at the Young Vic Theatre
  • Tim Hatley for The Bodyguard at the Adelphi Theatre

Best Costume Design

Winner: Jon Morrell for Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre

Nominees:

  • Anthony Ward for Sweeney Todd at the Adelphi Theatre
  • Bob Crowley for The Audience at the Gielgud Theatre
  • Jenny Tiramani for Twelfth Night at Shakespeare’s Globe and the Apollo Theatre
  • Jon Morrell for Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre

Best Sound Design

Winner: Ian Dickinson and Adrian Sutton for The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre and the Apollo Theatre

Nominees:

  • David McSeveney and Simon Slater for Constellations at the Duke of York’s Theatre
  • Gareth Owen for Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre
  • Ian Dickinson and Adrian Sutton for The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre and the Apollo Theatre
  • Paul Groothuis for Sweeney Todd at the Adelphi Theatre

Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre

Winner: The season of new writing at the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs at the Royal Court

Nominees:

  • Caroline Horton for You’re Not Like The Other Girls Chrissy at the Bush Theatre
  • Kate Bond and Morgan Lloyd for You Me Bum Bum Train, presented by Theatre Royal Stratford East
  • The production of Red Velvet at the Tricycle Theatre
  • The season of new writing at the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs at the Royal Court

Best New Opera Production

Winner: Einstein On The Beach by Robert Wilson and Philip Glass with choreography by Lucinda Childs at the Barbican Theatre

Nominees:

  • Billy Budd, English National Opera at the London Coliseum
  • Caligula, English National Opera at the London Coliseum
  • Einstein On The Beach by Robert Wilson and Philip Glass with choreography by Lucinda Childs at the Barbican Theatre
  • La Traviata, English National Opera at the London Coliseum

Outstanding Achievement in Opera

Winner: Bryan Hymel for his performance in Les Troyens, Robert Le Diable and Rusalka at the Royal Opera House

Nominees:

  • Bryan Hymel for his performance in Les Troyens, Robert Le Diable and Rusalka at the Royal Opera House
  • Edward Gardner for his conducting of The Flying Dutchman and Billy Budd at the English National Opera, London Coliseum
  • Music Theatre Wales and Scottish Opera for In The Locked Room/Ghost Patrol at the Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House
  • The Stage Management teams at English National Opera, London Coliseum and at the Royal Opera House

Best New Dance Production

Winner: Aeternum, by the Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House, choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon

Nominees:

  • Aeternum, by the Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House, choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon
  • Cacti by Nederlands Dans Theatre 2 at Sadler’s Wells, choreographed by Alexander Ekman
  • A Streetcar Named Desire at Sadler’s Wells, produced by Scottish Ballet with director Nancy Meckler, choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and composer Peter Salem

Outstanding Achievement in Dance

Winner: Marianela Nuñez for Aeternum, Diana & Actaeon and Viscera, The Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House

Nominees:

  • ILL-Abilities company in Breakin’ Convention at Sadler’s Wells
  • Lez Brotherston for the set and costumes for Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty, New Adventures at Sadler’s Wells.
  • Marianela Nuñez for Aeternum, Diana & Actaeon and Viscera, The Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House

BBC Radio 2 Audience Award

Winner: Billy Elliot The Musical at the Victoria Palace Theatre

Nominees:

  • Billy Elliot The Musical at the Victoria Palace Theatre
  • Matilda The Musical at the Cambridge Theatre
  • The Phantom Of The Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre
  • Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre

Special Awards

  • Gillian Lynne
  • Michael Frayn