Laurence Olivier Awards to Return to Royal Opera House in 2014; New Category Added for Achievement in Music

The 2014 Laurence Olivier Awards will be held for the third consecutive year at Covent Garden's Royal Opera House, with a date set for April 13.

The cut-off date for eligible productions is Feb. 25, 2014.

In addition, it has been announced that a new award category, Outstanding Achievement in Music, is being introduced in 2014. According to a press statement from the Society of London Theatre, "This new category will bring together potential nominations across the music fields including composition of original music for plays, orchestration and musical supervision/direction."

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