Olivier Award-nominated shows currently in the West End

By | Posted on 05-Mar-2019

Olivier Award-nominated shows currently in the West End

The 2019 Olivier Awards took place on 7th April 2019. Why not check out West End shows opening in 2020?

With nominations for the 2019 Olivier Awards, don’t miss out on seeing some of the greatest West End theatre over the past 12 months. Book your tickets to these productions which have received numerous Olivier Award nominations between them and make sure you’ll be in the West End before these shows sell out!

Shows nominated for Olivier Awards you can see now

Come From Away

Come From Away

Leading the way with nine awards, Come From Away was nominated for awards including best new musical, outstanding achievement in music as well as Rachel Tucker earning an award for best supporting actress in a musical. Having recently opened at the Phoenix Theatre, make sure you head to the West End to see this heartwarming show and be welcomed into Newfoundland. Read all about the true stories behind Come From Away with us.

Full list of nominations:

Best actor in a supporting role in a musical (Clive Carter; Robert Hands), Best actress in a supporting role in a musical (Rachel Tucker), Outstanding achievement in music (David Hein and Irene Sankoff; Music Supervisor, Arrangements: Ian Eisendrath; Orchestrations: August Eriksmoen; Musical Director/UK Music Supervisor: Alan Berry; and the band), Best theatre choreographer (Kelly Devine), Best lighting design (Howell Binkley), Best sound design (Gareth Owen), Best director (Christopher Ashley) and best new musical.

Six

With five awards and the whole cast nominated for supporting actress in a musical, see the six wives of Henry VIII like never before at Six, currently at the Arts Theatre. With its original score nominated for an Olivier, as well as its Tudor/modern day crossover costumes nodded in the best costume category, you’ll want to see this production before you lose your head!

Full list of nominations:

Best actress in a supporting role in a musical (“The Queens” – Aimie Atkinson, Alexia McIntosh, Millie O’Connell, Natalie Paris, Maiya Quansah-Breed and Jarneia Richard-Noel), outstanding achievement in music (Toby Marlow, Lucy Moss, Tom Curran and Joe Beighton), best theatre choreographer (Carrie-Anne Ingrouille), best costume design (Gabriella Slade) and best new musical.

Tina – The Tina Turner Musical

Tina
Photo credit: Manuel Harlan

Adrienne Warren and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith each earn their first Olivier nomination as best actress and best actor in a musical respectively. Although the show will stay at the Aldwych Theatre for months more, the dynamic duo will leave the show next month, so there’s not long left to see them in action!

Full list of nominations:

Best actor in a musical (Kobna Holdbrook-Smith), best actress in a musical (Adrienne Warren) and best new musical.