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09 Apr

There are always cheers and tears at every awards ceremony and this year’s Oliviers were no exception. We’ve been trawling through Twitter to find some of the best reactions to who won and lost on the big night.

There’s the West End cast of Hamilton opening the Olivier Awards ceremony, US musical theatre legend Chita Rivera will lead a West Side Story tribute and past stars of Joseph are celebrating the show’s 50th anniversary – it’s going to be quite a night…

Last night (17 September 2017), our vlogger Perry O'Bree attended the first-ever The Stage Debut Awards. Watch his full event takeover, including red carpet arrivals and interviews with stars including your #StageFaves musical winners: Miriam Teak-Lee, Samuel Thomas, Christina Bennington (collecting for Andrew Polec) and Everybody's Talking About Jamie composer Dan Gillespie-Sells.

10 Aug

The Stage's inaugural Debut Awards has brand-new musical theatre talent categories including Best Actor in a Musical, Best Actress in a Musical and Best Composer. There's also a Best West End Debut category which includes some already very big names. How many of your #StageFaves are in the running?

Last month Andy Karl won the top prize at the #OlivierAwards for his fantastic portrayal of Phil Connors in Tim Minchin's musical GROUNDHOG DAY. After taking the show across the pond to Broadway, he's now nominated for a Tony Award too! Andy stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to chat about the show, the recent MET gala and an unfortunate injury he sustained onstage...

02 May

The nominations for the 2017 #TonyAwards have finally been announced and two shows first seen in London have been nominated for major awards. The Magnificent MISS SAIGON and the glorious GROUNDHOG DAY have been nominated for Best Musical Revival and Best New Musical respectively. To top it all off, West End #StageFaves Andy Karl and Eva Noblezada have been nominated too. Both performers completed a West End run before jetting off to Broadway and we couldn't be more excited that such great British talent is being celebrated over on the Great White Way! Here are our 14 top tweet reactions to the news from both creatives and fans.

How did #StageFaves celebrate their Olivier Award wins on social media? Reactions from Andy Karl, Amber Riley, Adam J Bernard, Rebecca Trehearn, Andrew Lloyd Webber and the teams behind this year's award-winning shows...

In the play and design categories, Harry Potter & the Cursed Child swept the board with a record nine wins at the 2017 Olivier Awards. In the musical categories, there were double wins for Dreamgirls, Groundhog Day and Andrew Lloyd Webber, but Half a Sixpence and The Girls went home empty-handed...

Just hours to go until this year's Olivier Awards, which take place this Sunday 9 April. The 2017 Oliviers aren't just the biggest ever - held for the first time at the Royal Albert Hall and broadcast primetime on ITV - they're also the most social ever with lots of innovations in the mix. We're counting down this week. Each day, we'll be rounding up the best awards content being shared on social media. Final update on Saturday 8 April...

08 Apr

One day to go! Here's #StageFaves blogger Perry O'Bree to remind you of the key musical nominations in the 2017 Olivier Awards and what to look out for tomorrow...

It's 9 days until the 2017 Olivier Awards are held at Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 9 April. The #StageFaves team have put our heads together to come up with 9 things you should be doing to prepare for the big night...

14 Mar

Musical Theatre Review reports on the theatre event of the year and its newly announced host for 2017 - comedian, leading man and #StageFaves favourite, Jason Manford!

The #OlivierAwards nominees were announced on Monday, and the celebrations continue today at the Nominee Celebration lunch! Let's recap the reactions to the best actor nominations.

Today (6th March) was Olivier Awards nominations day! Congratulations to all the brilliant nominees! You can visit our 2017 Olivier Awards event page to #GetSocial with all the #StageFaves musicals and stars nominated today. Here are some of our favourite reactions from our Stage Faves in 10 top tweets…

In the 2017 Olivier Awards shortlists, which were announced today, the #StageFaves musicals battling for supremacy include Groundhog Day, Dreamgirls, The Girls, Half a Sixpence, Jesus Christ Superstar, School of Rock and Sunset Boulevard - the last three of which were all composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber...

24 Feb

The first two months of London's 2017 musical year has been busy, but what's been happening on the other side of the pond? Musical Theatre Review has taken a look - and has been struck by the glare of the star wattage on offer...

31 Jan

Tim Minchin's GROUNDHOG DAY has been named the Best Musical of 2016 by the people who really know - the critics. The annual Critics' Circle Theatre Awards, held today at the West End's Prince of Wales Theatre, also featured a sneak-peek performance of a musical that will be facing the critics in a few weeks...

24 Oct

Four of your #StageFaves performers are in the final shortlists in this year's Evening Standard Theatre Awards: Glenn Close, Andy Karl, Sheridan Smith and Tyrone Huntley. Congratulations to them all - and, once again, to all the longlisted performers as well. Winners are announced in November...

19 Oct

Seven of your #StageFaves performers are in the long-list running for Best Musical Performance in this year's Evening Standard Theatre Awards - plus, audiences will decide which of six shows take home the Best Musical gong on 13 November 2016. Congratulations to them all, we say!

04 Jul

On the 4th of July, we're exploring #StageFaves' American connections: six musicals and six performers born in the US and onstage soon in London. How many more can you name?