Winners of the 18th WhatsOnStage Awards Announced

Winners of the 18th WhatsOnStage Awards Announced

Updated On: May 1, 2018
By Spencer Rust
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    Last night, 25th February 2018, the 18th annual WhatsOnStage Awards took place at The Prince of Wales Theatre.

    Read below for a full list of winners, and book tickets to see them in action!

    Best Actor in a Play sponsored by Radisson Blu Edwardian:
    WINNER: David Tennant, Don Juan in Soho
    Andrew Garfield, Angels in America 
    Andrew Scott, Hamlet
    Bryan Cranston, Network
    Martin Freeman, Labour of Love

    Best Actress in a Play:
    WINNER: Olivia Colman, Mosquitoes 
    Eve Best, Love in Idleness
    Imelda Staunton, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
    Natalie Dormer, Venus in Fur
    Tamsin Greig, Labour of Love

    Best Actor in a Musical sponsored by The Umbrella Rooms:
    WINNER: John McCrea, Everybody's Talking About Jamie
    Andrew Polec, Bat Out of Hell
    Danny Mac, Sunset Boulevard
    Hadley Fraser, Young Frankenstein
    Tom Lister, 42nd Street

    Best Actress in a Musical sponsored by 100 Wardour St:
    WINNER: Carrie Hope Fletcher, The Addams Family 
    Christina Bennington, Bat Out of Hell
    Janie Dee, Follies 
    Josie Walker, Everybody's Talking About Jamie
    Ria Jones, Sunset Boulevard

    Best Supporting Actor in a Play:
    WINNER: Fra Fee, The Ferryman
    Adrian Scarborough, Don Juan in Soho
    Nathan Lane, Angels in America
    Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Angels in America
    Peter Polycarpou, Oslo

    Best Supporting Actress in a Play sponsored by Tonic Theatre:
    WINNER: Juliet Stevenson, Hamlet 
    Denise Gough, Angels in America
    Imogen Poots, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
    Jessica Brown Findlay, Hamlet
    Sheila Atim, Girl from the North Country

    Best Supporting Actor in a Musical:
    WINNER: Ross Noble, Young Frankenstein
    Chris Howell, 42nd Street 
    Dex Lee, Five Guys Named Moe 
    George Sampson, Our House
    Rob Fowler, Bat Out of Hell

    Best Supporting Actress in a Musical sponsored by Newman Displays:
    WINNER: Lucie Shorthouse, Everybody's Talking About Jamie
    Clare Halse, 42nd Street
    Danielle Steers, Bat Out of Hell
    Tracie Bennett, Follies
    Zoe Rainey, An American in Paris

    Best New Play sponsored by JHI Marketing:
    WINNER: The Ferryman
    Gloria
    Ink
    Labour of Love
    Oslo

    Best New Musical sponsored by Shine Creative Solutions:
    WINNER: 
    Everybody's Talking About Jamie
    Bat Out of Hell 
    Cilla the Musical
    The Band
    Young Frankenstein

    Best Play Revival:
    WINNER: Hamlet 
    Angels in America
    Don Juan in Soho
    Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
    Witness for the Prosecution

    Best Musical Revival sponsored by R&H Theatricals:
    WINNER: 
    42nd Street
    Fiddler on the Roof
    Five Guys Named Moe
    Follies
    Hair

    Best Direction:
    WINNER: Sam Mendes, The Ferryman

    Dominic Cooke, Follies
    Jay Scheib, Bat Out of Hell
    Marianne Elliott, Angels in America
    Robert Icke, Hamlet

    Best Choreography:
    WINNER: 
    Randy Skinner, 42nd Street
    Andrew Wright, Five Guys Named Moe
    Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris
    Drew McOnie, On the Town
    Fabian Aloise, Our House

    Best Costume Design:
    WINNER: Roger Kirk, 42nd Street

    Bob Crowley, An American in Paris
    Gary McCann, La Cage Aux Folles
    Peter McKintosh, On the Town
    Vicki Mortimer, Follies

    Best Set Design:
    WINNER: Douglas W. Schmidt, 42nd Street
    Bob Crowley, An American in Paris
    Bunny Christie, Ink
    Jon Bausor, Bat Out of Hell
    Vicki Mortimer, Follies

    Best Lighting Design sponsored by White Light
    WINNER: 
    Patrick Woodroffe, Bat Out of Hell
    Natasha Katz, An American in Paris
    Paule Constable, Angels in America
    Paule Constable, Follies
    Peter Mumford, 42nd Street

    Best Video Design sponsored by PRG XL Video:
    WINNER: 59 Productions, An American in Paris 
    Duncan McLean, Big Fish
    Duncan McLean, Labour of Love
    Tal Yarden, Hamlet
    Tal Yarden, Network

    Best Off-West End Production sponsored by Les Miserables:
    WINNER: Hair 
    La Ronde
    The Wild Party
    Working
    Yank!

    Best Regional Production sponsored by MTI Europe:
    WINNER: Sunset Boulevard 

    Our House
    The Addams Family
    The Band
    The Hypocrite

    Best Original Cast Recording sponsored by Encore Radio:
    WINNER:
     Les Miserables
    Dear Evan Hansen
    Dreamgirls
    Girl from the North Country
    Hamilton

    Best Show Poster:
    WINNER: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
    Cats
    Hamilton
    The Phantom of the Opera
    Wicked

    Best West End Show sponsored by Joe Allen:
    WINNER: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 
    Kinky Boots
    Les Miserables
    The Phantom of the Opera
    Wicked

    Equity Award for Services to Theatre:
    WINNER: Sonia Friedman

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