'A View From the Bridge' and 'Sunny Afternoon' received most prizes at the Olivier Awards 2015 with MasterCard which was held on Sunday, April 12.
AceShowbiz - Following his lauded performance in the film "Kingsman: The Secret Service", %cMark Strong% was awarded the Best Actor at the 2015 Olivier Awards with MasterCard on April 12. It was his performance in "A View From the Bridge" at Young Vic & Wyndham's Theater which helped him earn the award. When giving acceptance speech, Strong said, "I really wasn't expecting this. I'm in such a strong category with such incredible actors."
Meanwhile, %cthe Kinks% musical "Sunny Afternoon" won the most prizes. It took four prizes including Best New Musical, Best Actor in Musical for %cJohn Dagleish% and Best Actor in a Supporting Role in Musical for %cGeorge Maguire%. The Kinks' frontman %cRay Davies% won the outstanding achievement in music prize for the play's score.
Also receiving an award, %cPenelope Wilton% won the best actress crown for "Taken at Midnight". %cKatie Brayben% won Best Actress in a Musical for "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" while her co-star %cLorna Want% won the Best Supporting Actress in a Musical category.
%cKevin Spacey% was another winner at the ceremony. He didn't win the best actor like he once won at the Olivier Awards in 1999, but he was awarded with a special award for his outstanding contribution to the Old Vic theater, where he has been artistic director since 2004.
- Best Revival: "A View From the Bridge"
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role: %cNathaniel Parker% - "Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies"
- Best Actress in a Supporting Role: %cAngela Lansbury% - "Blithe Spirit"
- White Light Award for Best Lighting Design: Howard Harrison - "City of Angels"
- Best Sound Design: Gareth Owen - " Memphis The Musical"
- Best Entertainment and Family: La Soiree
- Best Costume Design: Christopher Oram - "Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies"
- XL Video Award for Best Set Design: Es Devlin- "The Nether"
- Best New Dance Production: "32 Rue Vandenbranden" by Peeping Tom
- Outstanding Achievement in Dance: Crystal Pite - "A Picture of You"
- Virgin Atlantic Best New Play: "King Charles III"
- Best Actor: %cMark Strong% - "A View From the Bridge"
- Best Actress: %cPenelope Wilton% - "Taken:
- This Morning Audience Award: "Wicked"
- Best New Comedy: "The Play That Goes Wrong"
- Magic Radio Best Music Revival: "City of Angels"
- Best New Opera Production: "The Mastersingers of Nuremberg"
- Outstanding Achievement in Opera: Richard Jones - "The Girl of the Golden West", "The Mastersingers of Nuremberg and Rodelinda"
- Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theater: "Bull at The Maria"
- Best Theater Choreographer: Sergio Trujillo - "Memphis The Musical"
- Best Director: Ivo Van Hove - "A View From the Bridge"
- Autograph Sound Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music: Ray Davies - "Sunny Afternoon"
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical: %cGeorge Maguire% - "Sunny Afternoon"
- Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical: %cLorna Want% - "Beautiful - The Carole King Musical"
- Best Actor in a Musical: %cJohn Dagleish% - "Sunny Afternoon"
- Best Actress in a Musical: %cKatie Brayben% - Beautiful - "The Carole King Musical"
- MasterCard Best New Musical: "Sunny Afternoon"
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