LONDON (Reuters) – “Matilda“, a low-pitched formed on a children’s story by Roald Dahl, garnered 10 nominations — a limit for a genre — during a Olivier Awards, Britain’s tip party prizes, organizers announced on Thursday.
The Royal Shakespeare Company production, that eliminated to the Cambridge Theatre in London‘s West End party district, was combined by Dennis Kelly and musician and comedian Tim Minchin.
Among a nominations was best singer in a low-pitched that went jointly to all 4 immature performers personification a pretension role.
Other musical party productions with mixed nominations enclosed “Ghost The Musical” during a Piccadilly Theatre that was shortlisted 5 times and a National Theatre‘s “London Road” with 4 nominations.
Among a plays, comedies “The Ladykillers” during a Gielgud and a National Theatre’s “One Man, Two Guvnors” warranted 5 nominations each.
The winners will be announced during a rite hold during a Royal Opera House on Apr 15 hosted by West End stars Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton.
Following is a list of a categorical nominations:
Mastercard best new play:
- Collaborators (Cottesloe); Jumpy (Royal Court); The Ladykillers (Gielgud); One Man, Two Guvnors (Lyttelton)
- Anna Christie (Donmar Warehouse); Flare Path (Theatre Royal, Haymarket); Much Ado About Nothing (Wyndham’s); Noises Off (Old Vic)
Best party and family:
- Derren Brown – Svengali (Shaftesbury); Midnight Tango (Aldwych); Potted Potter (Garrick); The Tiger Who Came to Tea (Vaudeville)
- Celia Imrie/Noises Off; Lesley Manville/Grief; Kristin Scott Thomas/Betrayal; Marcia Warren/The Ladykillers; Ruth Wilson/Anna Christie
- James Corden/One Man, Two Guvnors; Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller/Frankenstein; David Haig/The Madness of George III; Douglas Hodge/Inadmissable Evidence; Jude Law/Anna Christie
Best opening in a ancillary role:
- Mark Addy/Collaborators; Oliver Chris/One Man, Two Guvnors; Johnny Flynn/Jerusalem; Bryony Hannah/The Children’s Hour; Sheridan Smith/Flare Path
Best singer in a musical:
- Kate Fleetwood/London Road; Sarah Lancashire/Betty Blue Eyes; “The Matildas”/Matilda The Musical; Scarlett Strallen/Singin’ In The Rain
Best actor in a musical:
- Bertie Carvel/Matilda The Musical; Nigel Lindsay/Shrek The Musical; Reece Shearsmith/Betty Blue Eyes; Paulo Szot/South Pacific
Best opening in a ancillary purpose in a musical:
- Sharon D. Clarke/Ghost The Musical; Sophie-Louise Dann/Lend Me A Tenor The Musical; Nigel Harman/Shrek The Musical; Paul Kaye/Matilda The Musical; Katherine Kingsley/Singin’ In The Rain
Best new musical:
- Betty Blue Eyes (Novello); Ghost The Musical (Picadilly); London Road (Cottesloe); Matilda The Musical (Cambridge); Shrek The Musical (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane)
- Sean Foley/The Ladykillers; Nicholas Hytner/One Man, Two Guvnors; Rufus Norris/London Road; Matthew Warchus/Matilda The Musical.
(Reporting by Mike Collett-White, modifying by Paul Casciato)