How did #OlivierAwards winners react on social media?

10 Apr
2017
Author: Staff

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...

After success in January at the Critics' Circle Awards, GROUNDHOG DAY nabbed another Best New Musical prize. It's official!

And the cast of the London production - who we hope are all re-employed when the show returns to the West End next year (as Tim Minchin tipped onstage during last night's ceremony) - looked pretty excited when cast member Jack Shalloo shared this group selfie...

Meanwhile, the Broadway opening of GROUNDHOG DAY kept Best Actor in a Musical winner Andy Karl away from the Oliviers ceremony, but he was reacting - in shock - aplenty on Twitter and with New York media on the ground for an exclusive...

Andy was also congratulated - with such good grace and humility - by his London co-star Andrew Langtree, who was himself nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical, and Half a Sixpence's Charlie Stemp, who he beat to the prize...

Adam J Bernard, who took home Best Supporting Actor in a Musical for Dreamgirls, shows he's still young at heart...

Adam's Dreamgirls co-star Amber Riley, who gave a moving acceptance speech about how playing Effie White each night makes her confidence soar, shed copious tears of joy after winning Best Actress in a Musical - and she posted the proof on Instagram...


Show Boat's Best Supporting Actress in a Musical winner Rebecca Trehearn shared her own photographic proof of the Olivier statuette in her hand on Twitter, but post-ceremony celebrations kept her from responding individually to all the congratulations that came her way...

Continuing a theme, here's another look at Larry care of OUR LADIES OF PERPETUAL SUCCOUR, which took home Best New Comedy and is now billed as a musical for its West End transfer, opening next month...

We love this backstage video of the insanely precocious and talented SCHOOL OF ROCK kids, who collectively won Outstanding Achievement in Music for playing their own instruments live every night...

And, yes, they really do rock out. As this gif of their performance at the Olivier Awards proves...

School of Rock composer Andrew Lloyd Webber's much earlier musical JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR also won Best Musical Revival. He sent a congratulatory note via social...

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