Sunday In The Park With George Sweeps Olivier Awards

SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE was the big winner at Britain's prestigious Laurence Olivier Awards last night (18FEB07), taking home five trophies including Best Actor and Actress In A Musical for DANIEL EVANS and JENNA RUSSELL respectively. The revival of STEPHEN SONDHEIM's musical also won Outstanding Musical Production, Best Lighting Design and Best Set Design at the London ceremony. Elsewhere, RUFUS SEWELL collected Best Actor In A Play for ROCK 'N' ROLL, while TAMSIN GREIG won Best Actress In A Play for MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING. The London production of MONTY PYTHON musical SPAMALOT failed to take home any awards, despite receiving seven nominations. The full list of winners is: Best New Play - BLACKBIRD Best New Comedy - THE 39 STEPS Best New Musical - CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Outstanding Musical Production - SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Best Actress In A Play - TAMSIN GREIG in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Best Actor In A Play - RUFUS SEWELL in ROCK 'N' ROLL Best Actress In A Musical - JENNA RUSSELL in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Best Actor In A Musical - DANIEL EVANS in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Best Supporting Role In A Play - JIM NORTON in THE SEAFARER Best Supporting Role In A Musical - SHEILA HANCOCK in CABARET Best Director - DOMINIC COOKE in THE CRUCIBLE Best Theater Choreography - JAVIER DE FRUTOS in CABARET Best New Opera Production - JENUFA Outstanding Achievement In Opera - AMANDA ROOCROFT for JENUFA Outstanding Achievement In An Affiliate Theater - PIED PIPER at Theatre Royal Stratford East Best New Dance Production - CHROMA Outstanding Achievement in Dance - CARLOS ACOSTA Special Award - SIR JOHN TOMLINSON Best Lighting Design - SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Best Sound Design - WAVES COSTUME DESIGN for THE VOYSEY INHERITANCE Best Set Design - SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE.


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Tags: Stephen Sondheim - Rufus Sewell - Monty Python - Sheila Hancock - Cabaret


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