Olivier Awards 2022: Full list of Olivier Award winners and nominations

Olivier Awards results!

It was the 2022 Olivier Awards on Sunday and here are the winners and full nominations!

The Olivier Award winners 2022 were revealed in a special ceremony in London at the the weekend.

Jason Manford hosted this year’s Olivier Awards – the biggest night in British theatre – for a fourth time.

Widely recognised as the most prestigious stage honours, this year’s Olivier Awards took place on Sunday, 10 April 2022 at the Royal Albert Hall.

As well as the awards themselves, there were a host of special performances from a variety of Olivier nominated musicals and plays.

With the results now in, see the full list of this year’s nominations and winners below…

2022 Olivier Award winners and nominations

Mastercard Best New Musical

Back To The Future – The Musical – WINNER
The Drifters Girl
Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical
Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Best Actress in a Musical

Jessie Buckley, Cabaret – WINNER
Sutton Foster, Anything Goes
Beverley Knight, The Drifters Girl
Stephanie McKeon, Frozen

Best Actor in a Musical

Eddie Redmayne, Cabaret – WINNER
Olly Dobson, Back To The Future – The Musical
Arinzé Kene, Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical
Robert Lindsay, Anything Goes

Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical

Liza Sadovy, Cabaret – WINNER
Gabrielle Brooks, Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical
Victoria Hamilton-Barritt, Cinderella
Carly Mercedes Dyer, Anything Goes

Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical

Elliot Levey, Cabaret – WINNER
Clive Carter, Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Hugh Coles, Back To The Future – The Musical
Gary Wilmot, Anything Goes

Best Original Score or New Orchestrations

Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical – Orchestrator: Simon Hale – WINNER
Back To The Future – The Musical – Composers: Alan Silvestri and Glen Ballard; Orchestrations: Ethan Popp and Bryan Crook
Anything Goes – New Orchestrations: Bill Elliott, David Chase and Rob Fisher
Life Of Pi – Composer: Andrew T. Mackay

Magic Radio Best Musical Revival

Cabaret at The Kit Kat Club at the Playhouse Theatre – WINNER
Anything Goes at Barbican Theatre
Spring Awakening at Almeida Theatre

Best New Play

Life Of Pi – WINNER
2:22 A Ghost Story
Best Of Enemies

Sir Peter Hall Award for Best Director

Rebecca Frecknall, Cabaret – WINNER
Michael Longhurst, Constellations
Kathleen Marshall, Anything Goes
Max Webster, Life Of Pi

Best Actress

Sheila Atim, Constellations – WINNER
Lily Allen, 2:22 A Ghost Story
Emma Corrin, Anna X
Cush Jumbo, Hamlet

Best Actor

Hiran Abeysekera, Life Of Pi – WINNER
Ben Daniels, The Normal Heart
Omari Douglas, Constellations
Charles Edwards, Best Of Enemies

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Liz Carr, The Normal Heart – WINNER
Tori Burgess, Pride And Prejudice* (*Sort Of)
Christina Gordon, Pride And Prejudice* (*Sort Of)
Akiya Henry, The Tragedy Of Macbeth

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

7 actors who play the Tiger, Life Of Pi – WINNER
Dino Fetscher, The Normal Heart
Nathaniel Parker, The Mirror And The Light
Danny Lee Wynter, The Normal Heart

Cunard Best Revival

Constellations at Donmar Warehouse at Vaudeville Theatre – WINNER
A Number at The Old Vic
The Normal Heart at National Theatre – Olivier
The Tragedy Of Macbeth at Almeida Theatre

Outstanding Achievement in Opera

Peter Whelan and the Irish Baroque Orchestra for Bajazet, Royal Opera House – Linbury Theatre – WINNER
Christine Rice for her performance in 4/4, Royal Opera House
takis for set and costume design of HMS Pinafore by English National Opera, London Coliseum

Best New Opera Production

Jenůfa at Royal Opera House – WINNER
Bajazet at Royal Opera House – Linbury Theatre
The Cunning Little Vixen by English National Opera at London Coliseum
Theodora at Royal Opera House

Blue-I Theatre Technology Award for Best Set Design

Tim Hatley for Design and Nick Barnes & Finn Caldwell for Puppets, Life Of Pi – WINNER
Tim Hatley for Design and Finn Ross for Video Design, Back To The Future – The Musical
Derek McLane, Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Tom Scutt, Cabaret

Best Costume Design

Catherine Zuber, Moulin Rouge! The Musical – WINNER
Jon Morrell, Anything Goes
Christopher Oram, Frozen
Tom Scutt, Cabaret

dd&b audiotechnik Award for Best Sound Design

Nick Lidster, Cabaret – WINNER
Ian Dickinson, 2:22 A Ghost Story
Carolyn Downing, Life Of Pi
Gareth Owen, Back To The Future – The Musical

White Light Award for Best Lighting Design

Tim Lutkin and Andrzej Goulding, Life Of Pi – WINNER
Neil Austin, Frozen
Isabella Byrd, Cabaret
Tim Lutkin, Back To The Future – The Musical

Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theatre

Old Bridge at Bush Theatre – WINNER
10 Nights at Bush Theatre
Folk at Hampstead Theatre Downstairs
The Invisible Hand at Kiln Theatre
A Place For We at Park Theatre

Best Family Show

Wolf Witch Giant Fairy at Royal Opera House – Linbury Theatre – WINNER
Billionaire Boy, Garrick Theatre
Dragons And Mythical Beasts at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
What The Ladybird Heard at Palace Theatre

Best Theatre Choreographer

Kathleen Marshall, Anything Goes – WINNER
Finn Caldwell, Life Of Pi
Julia Cheng, Cabaret
Sonya Tayeh, Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Noel Coward / Geoffrey Johnson Award for Best Entertainment or Comedy Play

Pride And Prejudice* (*Sort Of) at Criterion Theatre – WINNER
The Choir Of Man at Arts Theatre
Pantoland At The Palladium at The London Palladium
The Shark Is Broken at Ambassadors Theatre

Outstanding Achievement in Dance

Arielle Smith for her choreography of Jolly Folly in Reunion by English National Ballet at Sadler’s Wells – WINNER
Acosta Danza for De Punta A Cabo in 100% Cuban at Sadler’s Wells
Dancers for NDT2 Tour at Sadler’s Wells
Edward Watson for his performance in The Dante Project at Royal Opera House

Best New Dance Production

Revisor by Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young / Kidd Pivot at Sadler’s Wells – WINNER
Draw From Within by Rambert Dance Company at Sadler’s Wells
Transverse Orientation by Dimitris Papaioannou Dance Umbrella at Sadler’s Wells

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