Royal Opera's Lady Macbeth Of Mtsensk Wins 2005 Olivier Award

Classic Arts News   Royal Opera's Lady Macbeth Of Mtsensk Wins 2005 Olivier Award
 
The Laurence Olivier awards were held on Sunday Feb. 20, 2005, at London's Hilton Hotel. Although the ceremony has not been televised since moving from a West End theatre to a more select dinner, many big-name stars turned up, from Nathan Lane and Victoria Wood to Alan Bennett and Kim Cattrall.

The evening's host was actor and director Richard Wilson - whose latest directing turn, Primo (starring Anthony Sher), is bedding in at the Hampstead Theatre.

Here are the winners of the performing arts categories:

Best New Opera Production: Lady Macbeth Of Mtsensk, directed by Richard Jones at the Royal Opera House

Outstanding Achievement In Opera: Thomas Ades and the Royal Opera House for The Tempest

Best New Dance production: SWAMP, by the Rambert Dance Company at Sadler's Wells

Outstanding Achievement In Dance: San Francisco Ballet for their season at Sadler's Wells

Click Here for a complete list of winners, including theatrical categories.

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