Sonia Friedman Productions Wins 11 Olivier Awards in 2017

Producer Sonia Friedman

Sonia Friedman

Tonight at the Olivier Awards 2017, Sonia Friedman celebrated as her productions won a phenomenal 11 awards.

Since 1990, SFP has developed, initiated and produced over 160 new productions and has won numerous Olivier and Tony awards, winning a record-breaking 14 at the 2014 Olivier Awards, including the quartet of Best New Musical, Best New Play, Best Revival of a Musical and Best Revival of a Play. This year she was awarded Producer Of The Year by The Stage for the third year in a row as well as taking the number one spot in ‘The Stage 100', becoming the first number one in the history of the compilation not to own or operate West End theatres and the first solo woman for almost 20 years.

This year she was awarded Producer Of The Year by The Stage for the third year in a row as well as taking the number one spot in ‘The Stage 100', becoming the first number one in the history of the compilation not to own or operate West End theatres and the first solo woman for almost 20 years.

Sonia celebrated with producing partner Colin Callender as Harry Potter And The Cursed Child dominated tonight's awards winning:-

Virgin Atlantic Best New Play
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

Best Director
John Tiffany for Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

Best Actor
Jamie Parker for Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Noma Dumezweni for Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Anthony Boyle for Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

White Light Award for Best Lighting Design
Neil Austin for Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

Best Sound Design
Gareth Fry for Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

Best Costume Design
Katrina Lindsay for Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

Blue-i Theatre Technology Award for Best Set Design
Christine Jones for Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

And two further Oliviers for the Sonia Friedman Productions show Dreamgirls go to:

Best Actress in a Musical
Amber Riley for Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre

Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical
Adam J Bernard for Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre

As Sonia Friedman Productions prepares to transfer Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour to the West End, they would also like to congratulate all those involved in the production at National Theatre – Dorfman, including originating producers the National Theatre of Scotland and Live Theatre, for winning the Oliver Award for Best New Comedy.

Congratulations Sonia!

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