Jude Law in Anna Christie (Photo by Johan Persson)
Last night the 36th Olivier Awards with Mastercard was held at the Royal Opera House in London. The evening’s celebrations was broadcast on BBC Radio 2, on TV via BBC Red Button from any BBC TV channel. And also for the very first time, the event was streamed live on the Olivier Website.
The Donmar Warehouse’s production of Eugene O’Neill’s Anna Christie has won the 2012 Olivier Award for Best Revival beating out David Tennant and Catherine Tate’s Much Ado About Nothing.
The bigger winner for the evening was Matilda the Musical, which picked up six award including Best New Musical. Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller picked up the Best Actor award for Frankenstein.
Below is the list of all winnners.
Congratulations to all the winners and the nominees. And thank you for a spectacular season.
Mastercard best new play: Collaborators at the Cottesloe
Best revival: Anna Christie at the Donmar Warehouse
Best entertaiment and family: Derren Brown – Svengali
Best actress: Ruth Wilson for Anna Christie
Best actor: Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller for Frankenstein
Best performance in a supporting role: Sheridan Smith for Flare Path
Best actress in a musical: Cleo Demetriou, Kerry Ingram, Sophia Kiely and Eleanor Worthington Cox for the role of Matilda in Matilda the Musical
Best actor in a musical: Bertie Carvel for Matilda the Musical
Best performance in a supporting role in a musical: Nigel Harman for Shrek the Musical
Best new musical: Matilda the Musical at the Cambridge
Best musical revival: Crazy for You at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
Best director: Matthew Warchus for Matilda the Musical
Best theatre choreographer: Peter Darling for Matilda the Musical
Best lighting design: Bruno Poet for Frankenstein
XL Video award for best set design: Rob Howell, Matilda the Musical
Best costume design: Crazy for You, designed by Peter McKintosh
Best sound design: Simon Baker for Matilda the Musical
Outstanding achievement in an affiliate theatre: RoadKill – Theatre Royal, Stratford East in association with the Barbican and Traverse Theatre
Best new opera production: English National Opera’s Castor and Pollux
Outstanding achievement in opera: ENO
Outstanding achievement in dance Edward Watson for The Metamorphosis
Best new dance production: Desh by Akram Khan Company
BBC Radio 2 Olivier audience award: Les Misérables