Winners of the 2015 What’s On Stage Awards

Best Actor In A Play Sponsored By Radisson Blu Edwardian
David Tennant – Richard II (25%)
Mark Strong – A View From the Bridge (5%)
Richard Armitage – The Crucible (11%)
Tom Bateman – Shakespeare in Love (5%)
Tom Hiddleston – Coriolanus (20%)

Best Actress In A Play
Billie Piper – Great Britain (17%)
Gillian Anderson – A Streetcar Named Desire (17%)
Helen McCrory – Medea (7%)
Imelda Staunton – Good People (12%)
Lucy Briggs-Owen – Shakespeare in Love (7%)

Best Actor In A Musical
Jon Jon Briones – Miss Saigon (14%)
Alistair Brammer – Miss Saigon (13%)
Killian Donnelly – Memphis the Musical (10%)
Marti Pellow – Evita (9%)
Robert Lindsay – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (13%)

Best Actress In A Musical Sponsored By STAR
Eva Noblezada – Miss Saigon (17%)
Beverley Knight – Memphis the Musical (12%)
Gemma Arterton – Made in Dagenham (16%)
Jenna Russell – Urinetown the Musical (6%)
Madalena Alberto – Evita (8%)

Best Supporting Actor In A Play
Mark Gatiss – Coriolanus (16%)
Adrian Schiller – The Crucible (7%)
David Oakes – Shakespeare in Love (10%)
Hadley Fraser – Coriolanus (12%)
Nathaniel Parker – Wolf Hall & Bring Up the Bodies (9%)

Best Supporting Actress In A Play
Vanessa Kirby – A Streetcar Named Desire (13%)
Anna Madeley – The Crucible (9%)
Deborah Findlay – Coriolanus (10%)
Nicola Walker – A View From the Bridge (10%)
Samantha Colley – The Crucible (11%)

Best Supporting Actor In A Musical
Kwang-Ho Hong – Miss Saigon (23%)
Ben Forster – Evita (11%)
George Maguire – Sunny Afternoon (8%)
Hugh Maynard – Miss Saigon (10%)
Rolan Bell – Memphis the Musical (10%)

Best Supporting Actress In A Musical
Rachelle Ann Go – Miss Saigon (20%)
Claire Machin – Memphis the Musical (7%)
Karis Jack – Urinetown the Musical (7%)
Katherine Kingsley – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (9%)
Samantha Bond – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (13%)

Best New Play
Shakespeare in Love (17%)
Great Britain (10%)
King Charles III (8%)
The Nether (3%)
Wolf Hall (12%)

Best New Musical Sponsored By Autograph
Memphis the Musical (16%)
Here Lies Love (4%)
Made in Dagenham (15%)
Sunny Afternoon (8%)
Urinetown the Musical (9%)

Best Play Revival
Coriolanus (17%)
Blithe Spirit (8%)
The Crucible (11%)
Richard II (15%)
A Streetcar Named Desire (11%)


Best Musical Revival Sponsored By R&H Theatricals Europe
Miss Saigon (31%)
Evita (9%)
The Pajama Game (5%)
Porgy and Bess (4%)
Sweeney Todd (13%)

Best Direction Sponsored By Managed Networks
Laurence Connor – Miss Saigon (24%)
Christopher Ashley – Memphis the Musical (8%)
Gregory Doran – Richard II (19%)
Jamie Lloyd – Urinetown the Musical (6%)
Yaël Farber – The Crucible (11%)

Best Choreography Sponsored By Capezio
Bob Avian & Geoffrey Garratt – Miss Saigon (19%)
Ann Yee – Urinetown the Musical (6%)
Drew McOnie – In the Heights (6%)
Jerry Mitchell – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (10%)
Sergio Trujillo – Memphis the Musical (11%)

Best Set Design Sponsored By Feast Creative
Totie Driver & Matt Kinley – Miss Saigon (20%)
Bunny Christie – Made in Dagenham (10%)
David Gallo – Memphis the Musical (6%)
Nick Ormerod – Shakespeare in Love (11%)
Soutra Gilmour – Urinetown the Musical (7%)

Best Lighting Design Sponsored By White Light
Mark Henderson – Coriolanus (20%)
Adam Silverman – Urinetown the Musical (6%)
Bruno Poet – Miss Saigon (17%)
Howell Binkley – Memphis the Musical (6%)
Jon Clark – Made in Dagenham (6%)

Best Off-West End Production
Sweeney Todd – Twickenham Theatre (20%)
Dogfight – Southwark Playhouse (5%)
Forbidden Broadway – Menier Chocolate Factory (9%)
In the Heights – Southwark Playhouse (6%)
Oh, the Humanity and Other Good Intentions
– Tabard Theatre (4%)

Best Regional Production Sponsored By Travelzoo
Oliver! – Sheffield Crucible (15%)
Guys and Dolls – Chichester Festival Theatre (8%)
Gypsy – Chichester Festival Theatre (11%)
The Kite Runner – Nottingham Playhouse (8%)
Water Babies – Curve Leicester (6%)

Best Takeover In A Role Sponsored By Equity
Kerry Ellis – Wicked (16%)
Craige Els – Matilda the Musical (8%)
David Hunter – Once (8%)
Jennifer DiNoia – Wicked (11%)
Michael Watson – Jersey Boys (7%)

Best West End Show
Miss Saigon (23%)
Les Misérables (14%)
Matilda the Musical (11%)
Memphis the Musical (6%)
Wicked (15%)

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