Olivier Awards 2019 The Winners

The Olivier Awards 2019 saw Come From Away, The Inheritance and Company come away as big winners on the night. It was also great to see so many first time winners at theatre’s night of nights.

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Come From Away, Company and The Inheritance were the biggest winners at this year’s Olivier Awards, all winning four titles each.

Come From Away picked up best new musical as well as best sound for Gareth Owen, best choreographer for Kelly Devine and outstanding achievement in music. Company was named best musical revival alongside awards for its designer Bunny Christie and supporting actors Jonathan Bailey and Patti LuPone. Other musicals winners included best actors Sharon D Clarke for Caroline, Or Change and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, and The King and I for best costume design for Catherine Zuber. The ensemble of Porgy and Bess won for outstanding achievement in opera.

The Inheritance was named best new play alongside awards for Stephen Daldry for best director, Kyle Soller for best actor and Jon Clark for best lighting while Summer and Smoke won best revival and best actress for Patsy Ferran. Supporting actor awards went to Monica Dolan for All About Eve and newcomer Chris Walley for The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Other winning shows included best comedy Home, I’m Darling, best family and entertainment A Monster Calls, and Flesh and Bone for outstanding achievement in an affiliate theatre

The awards were announced tonight at a ceremony at London’s Royal Albert Hall, hosted by comedian Jason Manford.

OLIVIER AWARDS 2019 – THE WINNERS

BEST NEW PLAY

Presented by Kelsey Grammer
The winner is The InheritanceYoung Vic Theatre and Noel Coward Theatre


BEST NEW COMEDY

Presented by the cast of Rip It Up
Home I’m Darling – National Theatre Dorfman and Duke Of York’s Theatre


BEST NEW DANCE PRODUCTION

Presented by Ashley Shaw
Blkdog Botis SevaSadler’s Wells

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DANCE

Presented by Ashley Shaw
Akram Khan for his performance in Xenos – Sadler’s Wells


SIR PETER HALL BEST DIRECTOR AWARD

Stephen Daldry – The Inheritance – Young Vic Theatre and Noel Coward Theatre


BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Chris Walley – The Lieutenant Of Inishmore – Noel Coward Theatre


BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Monica DolanAll About Eve – Noel Coward Theatre


BEST ENTERTAINMENT AND FAMILY

Presented by Andy Nyman and Judy Kuhn
A Monster CallsOld Vic

BEST SET DESIGN

Bunny Christie – Company – Gielgud Theatre

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN

Jon Clarke – The Inheritance – Young Vic and Noel Coward Theatre


BEST REVIVAL

Summer and SmokeAlmeida Theatre and Duke of York’s Theatre


BEST ACTOR

Kyle Soller – The Inheritance – Young Vic and Noel Coward Theatre


BEST ACTRESS

Patsy Ferran – Summer and Smoke – Almeida Theatre and Duke Of York’s Theatre


OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN AFFILIATE THEATRE

Presented by Richard Fleeshman

Flesh and BoneSoho Theatre


BEST NEW OPERA PRODUCTION

Katya Kabanova – Royal Opera House


OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN OPERA

The ensemble of Porgy and Bess – London Coliseum


BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Catherine ZuberThe King and ILondon Palladium


BEST SOUND DESIGN

Gareth OwenCome From Away – Phoenix Theatre


OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC

Presented by Pasek and Paul

Come From Away – Phoenix Theatre


BEST THEATRE CHOREOGRAPHER

Kelly Devine – Come From Away – Phoenix Theatre


BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL

Company – Gielgud Theatre


BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MUSICAL

Jonathan Bailey – Company


BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MUSICAL

Patti LuPone – Company


BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

Presented by Katharine McPhee and Jack McBrayer

Kobna Holdbrook-Smith – Tina The Tina Turner Musical – Aldwych Theatre


BEST ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

Sharon D.Clarke – Caroline Or Change – Playhouse Theatre


BEST NEW MUSICAL

Come From Away – Phoenix Theatre

SPECIAL AWARD

Sir Matthew Bourne

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