Olivier Awards Cancel 2020 Ceremony | Playbill

Related Articles
London News Olivier Awards Cancel 2020 Ceremony The move comes after theatres across the U.K. have shut down due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19.
Olivier Awards 2020 Logo_HR copy.jpg

The 2020 Olivier Awards ceremony has been canceled, following the lead of theatres and live events around the world in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The ceremony was scheduled to take place April 5 at Royal Albert Hall.

"We are working through plans on how to properly honor and announce this year’s winners, and will release further information soon," reads a statement.

Nominees this year included the new musical & Juliet, the West End revival of Fiddler on the Roof, and the U.K. premiere of Dear Evan Hansen.

On March 16, the Society of London Theatre (representing all West End venues) and the UK Theatre Association (consisting of many Off-West End theatre and venues across the country) made the sweeping decision to close their doors until further notice as organizations globally contribute to efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

All previously purchased tickets to the awards ceremony will be refunded.

Click Here for Playbill’s Theatre Coverage,
Resources, and More During
the Coronavirus Shutdown
 
RELATED:
Recommended Reading:
 X

Blocking belongs
on the stage,
not on websites.

Our website is made possible by
displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

Please consider supporting us by
whitelisting playbill.com with your ad blocker.
Thank you!