And the 2012 Olivier Award winners are...

And the 2012 Olivier Award winners are...

Updated On: May 1, 2018
By LOVEtheatre Staff
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    It was a night to remember for Matilda The Musical at this year's Laurence Olivier Awards, winning seven prizes at a ceremony held at the Royal Opera House in London.

    The full list of Olivier Awards 2012 winners are as follows:

    Best Actress
    Ruth Wilson for Anna Christie (Donmar Warehouse)

    Best Actor
    Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller for Frankenstein (National Theatre, Olivier)

    Best Performance In A Supporting Role
    Sheridan Smith for Flare Path (Theatre Royal Haymarket)

    Best Director
    Matthew Warchus for Matilda The Musical (Cambridge Theatre)

    MasterCard Best New Play
    Collaborators by John Hodge (National Theatre, Cottesloe)

    Best Revival
    Anna Christie (Donmar Warehouse)

    BBC Radio 2 Olivier Audience Award
    Les Misérables

    Best Musical Revival
    Crazy For You (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre)

    Best Actress In A Musical
    Cleo Demetriou, Kerry Ingram, Sophia Kiely and Eleanor Worthington Cox for Matilda The Musical (Cambridge Theatre)

    Best Actor In A Musical
    Bertie Carvel for Matilda The Musical (Cambridge Theatre)

    Best Performance In A Supporting Role In A Musical
    Nigel Harman for Shrek The Musical (Theatre Royal Drury Lane)

    Best New Musical
    Matilda The Musical (Cambridge Theatre)

    Best Lighting Design
    Frankenstein designed by Bruno Poet (National Theatre, Olivier)

    Best Costume Design
    Crazy For You designed by Peter McKintosh (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre)

    Best Sound Design
    Matilda The Musical designed by Simon Baker (Cambridge Theatre)

    Best Set Design
    Matilda The Musical designed by Rob Howell (Cambridge Theatre)

    Best Theatre Choreographer
    Peter Darling for Matilda The Musical (Cambridge Theatre)

    Outstanding Achievement In An Affiliate Theatre
    Roadkill (Theatre Royal Stratford East)

    Best New Opera Production
    English National Opera’s Castor And Pollux (London Coliseum)

    Outstanding Achievement In Opera
    English National Opera

    Best New Dance Production
    DESH by Akram Khan Company (Sadler’s Wells)

    Outstanding Achievement In Dance
    Edward Watson for his performance in The Metamorphosis (Royal Opera House, Linbury Studio)

    Best Entertainment and Family
    Derren Brown: Svengali (Shaftesbury Theatre)

    Special Award
    Sir Tim Rice
    Dame Monica Mason

    The team at LOVEtheatre congratulate all nominees and award winners, and look forward to another exciting year ahead for the West End!

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