Olivier Awards 2018 – Full list of Nominees

Olivier Awards 2020

The nominees for the 2018 Olivier Awards have been announced with Hamilton receiving a record 13 nominations. Elaine Paige and Alexandra Burke have announced the nominations for the 2018 Olivier Awards. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton leads the race with a record-breaking 13 nominations closely followed by The Ferryman with 8 nominations. The 2018 Olivier Awards will be held at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 8 April 2018 in a ceremony hosted by Catherine Tate. Full list of Olivier Award 2018 nominees BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MUSICAL Michael Jibson for Hamilton at Victoria Palace Theatre Ross Noble for Young Frankenstein at Garrick Theatre Jason Pennycooke for Hamilton at Victoria Palace Theatre Cleve September for Hamilton at Victoria Palace Theatre BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MUSICAL Sheila Atim for Girl From The North Country at The Old Vic Tracie Bennett for Follies at National Theatre – Olivier Rachel John … Read more

My 2017 Theatre Highlights – Julian Eaves

Girl From The North Country

We asked our review team to nominate their 2017 theatre highlights. Julian Eaves nominated his favourites. This has been a terrific year for new musical theatre writing, with so much great talent on show that it’s difficult to know where to begin. ‘The State of Things’ by Thomas Attwood and Elliot Clay made a dazzling debut at the ever-enterprising Brockley Jack Studio Theatre, with a score that easily outshone some much more celebrated new productions in the West End, and a book that holds promise but needs more development.  Speaking of which, ‘Everyone’s Talking About Jamie‘ arrived from Yorkshire as a terrific collection of songs by Dan Gillespie-Sells and Tom MacRae, although the latter’s book doesn’t exert quite the same grip on the imagination.  This seems to be a frequently experienced problem with new musical theatre and it is one that occupies the mind of many in the industry. Read … Read more

West End musicals to look out for in 2018

Girl From The North Country musical

We’re eagerly anticipating these fantastic West End musical which are heading our way in 2018. Have you booked your tickets? JANUARY Girl From The North Country Following a critically acclaimed season at the Old Vic Theatre, Girl From The Old Country transfers to the Noel Coward Theatre for a strictly limited season. Conor McPherson  weaves the iconic songs of Bob Dylan into a show brimming with hope, heartbreak and soul. Read our review. BOOK TICKETS FOR GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Eugenius Eugenius, the teenage love story set against a background of comic books and superheroes comes to The Other Palace. Fast becoming a cult phenomena, Eugenius will bring out your inner Geek. BOOK TICKETS FOR EUGENIUS AT THE OTHER PALACE FEBRUARY All Or Nothing All Or Nothing – The Mod Musical follows the rise and demise of The Small Faces. This home-grown musical comes to the West End’s Arts … Read more

Girl From The North Country Transfers to Noel Coward Theatre

Girl From The North Country Tickets

The Old Vic has announced that due to phenomenal demand, their sell-out production of Bob Dylan and Conor McPherson’s Girl From The North Country will transfer to the Noel Coward Theatre for a strictly limited season. Tickets are now on sale. The production will preview from 29 December 2017 and open officially on 11 January 2018. This exceptional company of actors and musicians skillfully weave Bob Dylan’s iconic songbook into this story of hope, heartbreak and soul. Duluth, Minnesota 1934. A community living on a knife-edge huddle together in the local guesthouse. The owner, Nick, owes more money than he can ever repay, his wife Elizabeth is losing her mind and their daughter Marianne is carrying a child no one will account for. And, when a preacher selling bibles and a boxer looking for a comeback show up in the middle of the night, things start to spiral beyond the … Read more

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