Olivier Awards 2014: ‘Book Of Mormon' And ‘Chimerica' Dominate Winners List

'Book Of Mormon' Triumphs At Oliver Awards

‘Book Of Mormon’ and ‘Chimerica’ were both triumphant at the Olivier Awards 2014 on Sunday night, scooping a total of nine prizes between them.

‘Book Of Mormon’ took home four accolades, including the Best New Musical and Best Actor In A Musical prizes, while the Almeida Theatre’s ‘Chimerica’ scooped a whopping five prizes.

The 'Book Of Mormon' cast and crew celebrate their win

Along with the Best Director and Best New Play prizes, ‘Chimerica’ came out on top in the Best Set Design, Best Sound Design and Best Lighting.

The ceremony, hosted by Stephen Mangan and Gemma Arterton, also saw awards handed out to shows including ‘Ghosts’, another production which started life at the Almeida, and Les Misérables.

Kate Moss made a surprise appearance at the bash, presenting theatre impresario Michael White with a special lifetime achievement award.

See the full list of winners below…

Best Actor

Rory Kinnear - ‘Othello’ (National Theatre, Olivier)

Best Actress

Lesley Manville - ‘Ghosts’ (Almeida Theatre & Trafalgar Studios)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Jack Lowden - ‘Ghosts’ (Almeida Theatre & Trafalgar Studios)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Sharon D Clarke - ‘The Amen Corner’ (National Theatre)

American Airlines Best New Play

‘Chimerica’ - (Almeida Theatre & Harold Pinter Theatre)

Best New Comedy

‘Jeeves & Wooster’ - (In Perfect Nonsense at the Duke of York’s Theatre)

Best Director

Lyndsey Turner for ‘Chimerica’ (Almeida Theatre & Harold Pinter Theatre)

Best Actor in a Musical

Gavin Creel - ‘The Book Of Mormon’ (Prince of Wales Theatre)

Best Actress in a Musical

Zrinka Cvitešia - ‘Once’ (Phoenix Theatre)

Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical

Stephen Ashfield - ‘The Book Of Mormon’ (Prince of Wales Theatre)

Mastercard Best New Musical

‘The Book Of Mormon’ (Prince of Wales Theatre)


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