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The Olivier Awards 2011 Winners

The Laurence Olivier Awards are London’s most respected and prestigious
theatre awards. This year the awards were presented at a glamorous ceremony at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

Here is the complete list of winners:

Best Revival
After The Dance directed by Thea Sharrock at the National Theatre Lyttelton

Best Lighting Design
The White Guard designed by Neil Austin at the National Theatre Lyttelton Best Sound Design
King Lear designed by Adam Cork at the Donmar Warehouse

Outstanding Achievement in Dance
Antony Gormley for his set design of Babel (Words) by Eastman vzw and Theatre Royal de la Monnaie at Sadler?s Wells

Best New Dance Production
Babel (Words) by Eastman vzw and Royal Opera House La Monnaie at Sadler?s Wells, choreographed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Damien Jalet

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Michelle Terry for Tribes at the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at the Royal Court

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Adrian Scarborough for After The Dance at the National Theatre Lyttelton

XL Video Award for Best Set Design
The White Guard designed by Bunny Christie at the National Theatre Lyttelton

Best Costume Design
After The Dance designed by Hildegard Bechtler at the National Theatre Lyttelton

Best Theatre Choreographer
Leon Baugh for Sucker Punch at the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at the Royal Court

Best Actress
Nancy Carroll for After The Dance at the National Theatre Lyttelton

Best Actor
Roger Allam for Henry IV Parts 1 & 2 at Shakespeare?s Globe

BBC Radio 2 Olivier Audience Award
We Will Rock You

Best Director
Howard Davies for The White Guard at the National Theatre Lyttelton

Outstanding Achievement in Opera
Christian Gerhaher for his performance in the Royal Opera?s Tannh?user at the Royal Opera House

Best New Opera Production
OperaUpClose and Soho Theatre?s La Boh?me at the Soho Theatre

Best Entertainment
The Railway Children by E Nesbit, adapted by Mike Kenny at the Waterloo Station Theatre

Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical
Jill Halfpenny for Legally Blonde The Musical at the Savoy

Best Actress in a Musical
Sheridan Smith for Legally Blonde The Musical at the Savoy

Best Actor in a Musical
David Thaxton for Passion at the Donmar Warehouse

Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre
Lyric Hammersmith for Blasted

Best Musical Revival
Into The Woods at the Regent?s Park Open Air Theatre

Best New Musical
Legally Blonde The Musical book by Heather Hach, music and lyrics by Laurence O?Keefe and Nell Benjamin at the Savoy

MasterCard Best New Play
Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris at the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at the Royal Court

Special Award
Stephen Sondheim