Olivier Awards 2019: Patti LuPone Wins for Company, West End Come From Away Takes Best Musical, More

Awards   Olivier Awards 2019: Patti LuPone Wins for Company, West End Come From Away Takes Best Musical, More
 
Come From Away, Company, and the new play The Inheritance each earned four awards at the London ceremony April 7.
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Patti LuPone Brinkhoff/Moegenburg

The 2019 Olivier Awards took place April 7, with three productions tying as the top winner of the night: the West End's Come From Away, the gender-reversed revival of Company, and Mathew Lopez's two-part, queer-themed The Inheritance. Each earned four wins, including Best Musical, Rest Musical Revival, and Best New Play, respectively.

In addition to Best Musical, Come From Away earned awards for choreographer Kelly Devine, sound designer Gareth Owen, and the full music team, including composers David Hein and Irene Sankoff. Meanwhile, Company brought wins to Patti LuPone and Jonathan Bailey for their respective performances as Joanne and Jamie (a new take on the musical's Amy), as well as set designer Bunny Christie. Stephen Daldry won Best Director for helming The Inheritance, which also won Best Actor for Kyle Soller and Best Lighting Design for Jon Clark.

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Rachel Tucker and Cast Matthew Murphy

Additional winners included Sharon D. Clarke for taking on the title role in Caroline, Or Change, the Almeida Theatre production of Summer and Smoke, and Patsy Ferran for her performance in the latter.

See below for the full list of winners. Click here to see the full list of nominations.

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
Kyle Soller, The Inheritance

Best Actress
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

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Samuel H Levine, Kyle Soller, and Andrew Burnap Marc Brenner

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 (Book, Music and Lyrics: David Hein and Irene Sankoff; Music Supervisor, Arrangements: Ian Eisendrath; Orchestrations: August Eriksmoen; Musical Director/UK Music Supervisor: Alan Berry; and the band)

Best Actor In A Supporting Role
Chris Walley, The Lieutenant Of Inishmore

Best Actress In a Supporting Role
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

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