Critically-acclaimed musical Hamilton won big at the Olivier awards 2018 at London's Royal Albert Hall on Sunday evening (April 8) amid a groundswell of support for the Time's Up movement.
Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip hop musical – which follows the journey of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton – won seven top prizes including Best New Musical and Outstanding Achievement in Music after opening at the Victoria Palace Theatre in December.
Network star Bryan Cranston won Best Actor while The Ferryman's Laura Donnelly picked up Best Actress.
The Olivier Award winners 2018 are as follows:
American Airlines Best New Play
The Ferryman at Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at the Royal Court Theatre and Gielgud Theatre
Best New Comedy
Labour of Love at Noël Coward Theatre
Best New Dance Production
Flight Pattern by Crystal Pite for The Royal Ballet at Royal Opera House
Outstanding Achievement in Dance
Francesca Velicu for her performance in English National Ballet's production of Pina Bausch's Le Sacre Du Printemps at Sadler's Wells
Best Entertainment and Family
Dick Whittington at London Palladium
Best Costume Design
Vicki Mortimer for Follies at National Theatre – Olivier
Delta Live Award for Best Sound Design
Nevin Steinberg for Hamilton at Victoria Palace Theatre
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Bertie Carvel for Ink at Almeida Theatre and Duke of York's Theatre
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Denise Gough for Angels in America at National Theatre – Lyttleton
Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theatre
Killology at Jerwood Theatre Upstairs at the Royal Court Theatre, a co-production with Sherman Theatre Cardiff
Blue-I Theatre Technology Award for Best Set Design
Bob Crowley and 59 Productions for An American In Paris at Dominion Theatre
White Light Award for Best Lighting Design
Howell Binkley for Hamilton at Victoria Palace Theatre
Bryan Cranston for Network at National Theatre – Lyttelton
Laura Donnelly for The Ferryman at Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at the Royal Court Theatre and Gielgud Theatre
Sam Mendes for The Ferryman at Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at the Royal Court Theatre and Gielgud Theatre
Best New Opera Production
Semiramide at Royal Opera House
Outstanding Achievement in Opera
Joyce DiDonato and Daniela Barcellona for their performance in Semiramide at Royal Opera House
Angels In America at National Theatre – Lyttelton
Outstanding Achievement in Muisc
Hamilton – Composer-Lyricist: Lin-Manuel Miranda; Orchestrator: Lacamoire at Victoria Palace Theatre
Best Theatre Choreographer
Andy Blankenbuehler for Hamilton at Victoria Palace Theatre
Magic Radio Best Musical Revival
Follies at National Theatre - Olivier
Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical
Michael Jibson for Hamilton at Victoria Palace Theatre
Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical
Sheila Atim for Girl From The North Country at The Old Vic and the Noël Coward Theatre
Best Actress in a Musical
Shirley Henderson for Girl From The North Country at The Old Vic and the Noël Coward Theatre
Best Actor in a Musical
Giles Terera for Hamilton at Victoria Palace Theatre
Mastercard Best New Musical
Hamilton at Victoria Palace Theatre
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