Olivier Awards 2018 Hamilton Nominated 13 Times #BeInspired

The nominees for the Olivier Awards 2018 was announced recently by Elaine Paige and Alexandra Burke via live stream on Facebook. The event takes place in London on April 8 at the Royal Albert Hall. Girl From the North Country was not low on nominations receiving five, that included Sheila Atim: nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and Girl From The North Country at the Old Vic nominated for Best New Musical. #BeInspired

Alt has selected some of the nominated talent that reflects diversity on the London stage:

Best actress in a supporting role in a musical

  • Sheila Atim for Girl From The North Country at the Old Vic
  • Tracie Bennett for Follies at National Theatre, Olivier
  • Rachel John for Hamilton at Victoria Palace Theatre
  • Lesley Joseph for Young Frankenstein at Garrick Theatre

Outstanding achievement in music

  • Hamilton – composer-lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda at Victoria Palace theatre

Outstanding achievement in opera

  • Roderick Williams for his performance in the Royal Opera’s The Return of Ulysses at the Roundhouse

Best actor in a musical

  • Jamael Westman for Hamilton at Victoria Palace theatre
  • Giles Terera for Hamilton at Victoria Palace theatre

Best actor in a supporting role in a musical

  • Cleve September for Hamilton at Victoria Palace theatre
  • Jason Pennycooke for Hamilton at Victoria Palace theatre

Best entertainment and family

  • Five Guys Named Moe at Marble Arch theatre

Best actress

  • Audra McDonald for Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill at Wyndham’s theatre

Best new musical

  • Hamilton at Victoria Palace theatre
  • Girl From The North Country at the Old Vic

#olivierawards

Check back here for a list of winners. Image Credit: Hamilton Rachel John Photo Credit Matthew Murphy

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