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Forster, who also happens to be a character in the play. playwright Matthew Lopez, which is headed to Broadway, is inspired by and loosely based on the novel “Howards End” by E.M. The two-parter by U.S. The Olivier for best new play went to “The Inheritance,” which explores the relationships and friendships of several gay American men of the post-AIDS-crisis generation.
“Come From Away” was named best new musical. The story of a Canadian town that took in stranded airline passengers immediately after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the musical also won a trophy for choreographer Kelly Devine.
BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
"A Monster Calls"
Stephen Daldry won the Olivier for his direction of “The Inheritance,” and Kyle Soller won for best actor for his performance in the play, which also featured a brief appearance by Vanessa Redgrave. Patsy Ferran won the best actress award for her turn in “Summer and Smoke,” which was named best revival of a play.
“Home, I’m Darling” was named best new comedy.
BEST NEW MUSICAL
"Summer and Smoke"
BEST NEW DANCE PRODUCTION
Patsy Ferran, "Summer and Smoke"
Monica Dolan took home the trophy for best supporting actress in a play, performing opposite Gillian Anderson in "All About Eve." Chris Walley won the best supporting actor award for "The Lieutenant of Inishmore."
Akram Khan, "Xenos"
Jon Clark, "The Inheritance"
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DANCE
"Katya Kabanova," Royal Opera House
BEST LIGHTING DESIGN
"Flesh and Bone"
"Come From Away" – Book, Music and Lyrics: David Hein and Irene Sankoff; Music Supervisor, Arrangements: Ian Eisendrath; Orchestrations: August Eriksmoen; Musical Director/UK Music Supervisor: Alan Berry; and the band
BEST ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
BEST NEW COMEDY
Catherine Zuber, "The King and I"
Patti LuPone, "Company"
BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MUSICAL
A gender-swapped revival of Stephen Sondheim’s “Company,” the 9/11-related musical “Come From Away,” and a seven-hour gay-themed play, “The Inheritance,” each won four Olivier Awards in London on Sunday.
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN AFFILIATE THEATRE
Chris Walley, "The Lieutenant of Inishmore"
BEST ENTERTAINMENT AND FAMILY
The ensemble of "Porgy and Bess"
Sharon D. Clarke, "Caroline, or Change"
Kyle Soller, "The Inheritance"
Jonathan Bailey, "Company"
"Blkdog" by Botis Seva
BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
"Home, I'm Darling"
"Come From Away"
BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MUSICAL
Bunny Christie, "Company"
Gareth Owen, "Come From Away"
BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL
Kelly Devine, "Come From Away"
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Monica Dolan, "All About Eve"
BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
The production won the Olivier for best revival of a musical. It was directed by Marianne Elliott, whose revival last year of “Angels in America,” starring Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane, also received widespread acclaim. The new iteration of “Company” drew rave reviews – and, unusually, had Sondheim’s permission – for turning the original male protagonist, Bobby, into Bobbi, a thirty-something woman dealing with commitment issues.
SOCIETY OF LONDON THEATRE SPECIAL AWARD
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC
The full list of Olivier Award winners:
Her fellow “Company” cast member Jonathan Bailey, whose lightning-fast, show-stopping rendition of the song “Not Getting Married Today” became a must-see West End event, won for best supporting actor in a musical. Stage icon Patti LuPone took home one of the Oliviers – Britain’s equivalent of the Tonys – for “Company,” for best supporting actress in a musical.
BEST THEATRE CHOREOGRAPHER
BEST NEW PLAY
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, "The Tina Turner Musical"
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Stephen Daldry, "The Inheritance"
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN OPERA
BEST SOUND DESIGN