Olivier Awards: Lily Allen, Eddie Redmain and Jesse Buckley nominations shortlisted | Ents & Arts News

After a two-year hiatus imposed by COVID-19, the nominations for this year’s Olivier Awards were announced.

The rewards celebrate the best in the UK theater and 2022 nominees include Eddie Redmain, Jesse Buckley, Lily Allen and Stephanie McKean.

Both Buckley and Redmain received nominations for the renaissance of the West End Cabaret, respectively, as a leading actress and actor in the music category.

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Jesse Buckley has been nominated for an Olivier Award for her role in the cabaret revival

Cabaret received a total of 11 nominations.

Anything Goes, which aired on the Barbican in 2021, was nominated for nine gongs, including Best Actor and Actress in a Musical.

Pi’s life topped the play categories with nine nominations, including several actors playing the role of the tiger Richard Parker.

Moulin Rouge! The musical is included in the list for five awards, as well as the production of the National Theater “Normal Heart”.

Back To The Future – The Musical was a new stage adaptation of the 1985 film and received seven nominations.

Allen is on the list of Best Actress Award for her West End debut 2:22 Ghost story and McKean was named best actress in the music category for her role as Anna in Frozen The Musical.

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Moulin Rouge! The musical. Photo: Matt Crockett

Julian Byrd, CEO of the Society of London Theater and executive producer of the Olivier Awards, said: “I would like to extend my congratulations to all the nominees for the 2022 Olivier Awards.

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“This year, the fantastic set really demonstrates the breadth and diversity of the world’s leading theater industry in London, as well as its exceptional creativity and sustainability during an extremely challenging period for our sector.

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“After a two-year break, we are happy to be able to reunite the theater community to celebrate our brightest talents.

“I’m sure the atmosphere at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday, April 10, will be absolutely electric.”

This year’s awards ceremony will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on April 10, with Jason Manford taking over the household.

Olivier Awards: Lily Allen, Eddie Redmain and Jesse Buckley nominations shortlisted | Ents & Arts News

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