Thirteen Olivier Nominations!

4th April, 2022

Productions at Nimax Theatres have amassed a showstopping thirteen nominations for this year’s Olivier Awards. Shows from this year and last are being recognised for excellence in a host of theatrical fields. The nominees are…

Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical
Examining the remarkable life of reggae phenomenon, Bob Marley, Get Up, Stand Up! blends the storytelling magic of theatre with the power of live music.
• Original Score/New Orchestrations – Simon Hale
• Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical – Gabrielle Brooks
• Best Actor in a Musical – Arinzé Kene
• Best New Musical

With a clutch of star-studded casts, Nick Payne’s celebrated script received an innovative revival at the Vaudeville Theatre last year.
• Best Director – Michael Longhurst
• Best Revival
• Best Actress – Sheila Atim
• Best Actor – Omari Douglas

The Drifters Girl
Introducing audiences to the little-known story of the woman behind The Drifters, Faye Treadwell, The Drifters Girl has wowed audiences at the Garrick Theatre since it opened last year.
• Best Actress in a Musical – Beverley Knight
• Best New Musical

This tribute to queer culture garnered rave reviews in its limited run at the Duchess Theatre as part of the Rising Stars Festival.
• Best New Play

What the Ladybird Heard
This fun-packed production receives a nomination for Best Family Show after it delighted audiences at the Palace Theatre last summer.
• Best Family Show

Billionaire Boy
Based on the bestseller from beloved children’s author, David Walliams, Billionaire Boy made its way to the stage last year at Nimax’s Lyric Theatre.
• Best Family Show

Good luck to all our nominees!

The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Sunday 10 April.