While eyes were on SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical and Mean Girls, which had received 12 nominations each, it was actually David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ intimate musical The Band’s Visit which took home 10 prizes, including Best Musical, at the Tony Awards 2018. Catch up on the Twitter activity from the night below.
Gemma Sutton has been cast as Angel, opposite Caroline O’Connor as her mum Anna, in the first London revival in 20 years of Kander and Ebb’s The Rink at Southwark Playhouse
Broadway, West End and film actress Caroline O'Connor and legendary star of stage and screen Chita Rivera have got together for a chat about their roles in the forthcoming London revival of Kander and Ebb’s The Rink.
So it’s the morning after the night before and we are still thinking about some of the great musical performances from the Olivier Awards 2018 ceremony – The Girl From the North Country’s Sheila Atim and 42nd Street, to mention just two. Here’s a taste.
It’s the biggest occasion in the theatre industry calendar and, slowly but surely, we are finding out which artists will be presenting those life-changing 2018 Olivier Awards this Sunday 8 April at the Royal Albert Hall.
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…