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‘The Inheritance’, ‘Come From Away’ and ‘Company’ Lead Olivier Award Winners

7 April 2019 by TodayTix
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olivier awards 208 todaytixThe 2019 Olivier Awards took place on Sunday night at the Royal Albert Hall, and “The Inheritance,” “Come From Away” and “Company” led the pack with four wins apiece. “The Inheritance” won Best New Play. “Come From Away” took home the award for Best New Musical, while “Company” dominated the supporting role in a musical categories.

“The Inheritance” playwright Matthew Lopez, said he was “overwhelmed and overjoyed” at the win for his seven-hour epic set in New York City.

Broadway star Patti LuPone thanked the London theatre community through tears as she accepted the award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for “Company.”  Earlier in the day the star posted a behind-the-scenes sneak peek of her pre-ceremony ritual, featuring eye masks and #carbloading.

London stage veterans Sharon D. Clarke and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith took home the gongs for Best Actress and Best Actor in a Musical, for “Caroline, or Change” and “Tina”.

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Best New Musical
“Come From Away”

Best New Play
“The Inheritance”

Best Musical Revival
“Company”

Best Revival
“Summer And Smoke”

Best New Comedy
“Home, I’m Darling”

Best Actor in a Play
Kyle Soller, “The Inheritance”

Best Actress in a Play
Patsy Ferran, “Summer And Smoke”

Best Actor in a Musical
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, “Tina – The Tina Turner Musical”

Best Actress in a Musical
Sharon D. Clarke, “Caroline, Or Change”

Best Director
Stephen Daldry, “The Inheritance”

Best Theatre Choreographer
Kelly Devine, “Come From Away”

Best Entertainment and Family
“A Monster Calls”

Best Set Design
Bunny Christie, “Company”

Best Costume Design
Catherine Zuber, “The King And I”

Best Lighting Design
Jon Clark, “The Inheritance”

Best Sound Design
Gareth Owen, “Come From Away”

Outstanding Achievement In Music
“Come From Away”

Best Actor In A Supporting Role in a Play
Chris Walley, “The Lieutenant Of Inishmore”

Best Actress In a Supporting Role in a Play
Monica Dolan, “All About Eve”

Best Actor In A Supporting Role In a Musical
Jonathan Bailey, “Company”

Best Actress In a Supporting Role In A Musical
Patti LuPone, “Company”

Best New Dance Production
“Blkdog” by Botis Seva

Best New Opera Production
“Katya Kabanova” at Royal Opera House

Outstanding Achievement In Affiliate Theatre
“Flesh And Bone” at Soho Theatre

Outstanding Achievement In Dance
Akram Khan for his performance in “Xenos”

Outstanding Achievement In Opera
The ensemble of “Porgy And Bess”