The 2019 Olivier Awards, hosted by Jason Manford April 7 at Royal Albert Hall, features performances from all the musicals nominated in the Best New Musical and Best Musical Revival categories: Come From Away, Company, Fun Home, The King and I, Six, Tina–The Tina Turner Musical, and Caroline, or Change.
Viewers can also expect a performance from Disney’s The Lion King, celebrating the production’s 20th anniversary in the West End. Additionally, Beverley Knight will perform during the In Memoriam tribute.
Presenters include Jade Anouka, Zawe Ashton, Joanne Clifton, Kevin Clifton, Charlie Cox, Arthur Darvill, Danny Dyer, Paapa Essiedu, Gloria Estefan, Sally Field, Ncuti Gatwa, Kelsey Grammer, Ruthie Henshall, Tom Hiddleston, Judy Kuhn, Art Malik, Jack McBrayer, Katharine McPhee, Wunmi Mosaku, Danielle de Niese, Andy Nyman, Pasek and Paul, Wendell Pierce, Bill Pullman, Shane Richie, Harriet Scott, Thea Sharrock, Ashley Shaw, and Layton Williams. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Mamma Mia! in the West End, the show’s Donna and the Dynamos—Sara Poyzer, Ricky Butt, and Kate Graham—will also present an award.
ITV will broadcast the show the evening of April 7. The full ceremony will also be broadcast live on Magic Radio, hosted from the Royal Albert Hall by Henshall and Alice Arnold. The ceremony will be broadcast worldwide via Facebook (the red carpet broadcast begins at 4 PM with the ceremony beginning at 6 PM).
Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone Take the Stage in London's Gender-Swapped Company
(Updated April 7, 2019)