This year’s awards will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on the 2nd April.
Hosted this year by Hannah Waddingham, the Olivier Awards have officially confirmed the shows which will be performing at this year’s ceremony, taking place next week.
There will be performances from all of the Mastercard Best New Musical nominees which includes: The Band’s Visit, Standing At The Sky’s Edge, Sylvia and Tammy Faye. There will also be performances from Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! and Sister Act, both nominated for Magic Radio Best Musical Revival.
In addition to this, it was confirmed that there will be performances from Disney’s Newsies, whose choreographer Matt Cole is nominated for the Gillian Lynne Award for Best Theatre Choreographer, multi-Olivier winner The Book Of Mormon will be celebrating with a performance marking 10 years in the West End. Special Award winner, Dame Arlene Phillips, will be honoured on the night with a special performance from Grease the Musical.
Meanwhile, the Olivier Awards continue its partnership with ITV, which will present a highlights programme the same evening at 10:15pm on ITV1 and ITVX. The full ceremony will be broadcast live from the Royal Albert Hall on Magic Radio, the Official Radio Partner, hosted by Ruthie Henshall and Alice Arnold from 6pm. Viewers from outside the UK can tune in on Official London Theatre’s YouTube channel.
For those who use Tik Tok, the social media app will be hosting a live stream on the Green Carpet, with theatre performer and content creator Hannah Lowther (Heathers, Snow White: Pantomime, SpongeBob: The Musical) as their host.
To find out more about who has been nominated for this year’s awards please click here.