Olivier Award Nominations 2020

The full list of Olivier Award nominations has been announced, and we’re thrilled to have a plethora of UA clients amongst them!


Best actor

James McAvoy for Cyrano De Bergerac at Playhouse Theatre

Andrew Scott for Present Laughter at The Old Vic


Best actor in a supporting role in a musical

Jack Loxton for Dear Evan Hansen at Noël Coward Theatre.

Best actor in a supporting role

Colin Morgan for All My Sons at The Old Vic


Best lighting design

Neil Austin for Rosmersholm at Duke of York’s Theatre


Best sound design

Gregory Clarke for Rosmersholm at Duke of York’s Theatre


Best original score or new orchestrations

Amélie The Musical – Musical Supervisor and Arrangements by Barnaby Race at The Other Palace.

Best entertainment or comedy play

Emilia at Vaudeville Theatre - Starring Charity Wakefield and Jackie Clune.

Fleabag at Wyndham’s Theatre - Directed by Vicky Jones and with Lighting Design by Elliot Griggs.

Magic Goes Wrong at Vaudeville Theatre, created by Henry ShieldsHenry Lewis and Jonathan Sayer.

The Upstart Crow at Gielgud Theatre - with Hair and Make-up Design by Vanessa White.


Best theatre choreographer

Fabian Aloise for Evita at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Best musical revival

Evita at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre - with Choreography by Fabian Aloise.

Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at The London Palladium -  with Design by Morgan Large and Casting by Stuart Burt.

Fiddler On The Roof at Playhouse Theatre -  with Sound Design by Gregory Clarke


Best revival

Cyrano De Bergerac at Playhouse Theatre –  Starring James McAvoy, Nima Taleghani and with Casting by Stuart Burt.

Death Of A Salesman at Young Vic and Piccadilly Theatre - Starring Maggie Service.

Present Laughter at The Old Vic – Starring Andrew Scott.

Rosmersholm at Duke of York’s Theatre – With Lighting Design by Neil Austin, Sound Design by Gregory Clarke and Music by Stephen Warbeck.


Outstanding achievement in affiliate theatre

Blues In The Night at Kiln Theatre - Starring Clive Rowe and With Lighting Design by Neil Austin.

Our Lady Of Kibeho at Theatre Royal Stratford East - Starring Michelle Asante.

Seven Methods Of Killing Kylie Jenner at Jerwood Theatre Upstairs at the Royal Court Theatre - Starring Danielle Vitalis and Tia Bannon.


Best new play

A Very Expensive Poison at The Old Vic - with Sound Design by Paul Arditti 

The Doctor at Almeida Theatre - Starring Oliver Alvin-Wilson

Leopoldstadt at Wyndham’s Theatre - Written by Tom Stoppard, starring Alexis Zegerman, Clara Francis, Ed Stoppard, Luke Thallon, Directed by Patrick Marber, Lighting by Neil Austin, Sound Design and Composition by Adam Cork.

The Ocean At The End Of The Lane at National Theatre – Dorfman - Magic and Illusions Direction and Design by Jamie Harrison


Best new musical

& Juliet at Shaftesbury Theatre - with Casting by Stuart Burt.

Amélie The Musical at The Other Palace - Directed by Michael Fentiman, Movement by Tom Jackson-Greaves, Design by Madeleine Girling, Lighting Design by Elliot Griggs and Musical Supervisor and Arrangement from Barnaby Race​.

Dear Evan Hansen at Noël Coward Theatre – Starring Jack Loxton


The awards ceremony will take place at the Royal Albert Hall in London on April 5th.

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