Part of the problem about Award shows is that, quite often, the winners are shows and actors that can no longer be seen in London’s West End!
Fortunately, for anyone planning a theatre break in 2015, that is not the case this year… well not the case if you are planning to see a musical or a comedy, but if you were hoping to see one of our award winning actors and actresses then you will be sadly disappointed!
So first, here are the winners of this years major awards that you can still see!
Best New Musical – Sunny Afternoon
Outstanding Achievement in Music – Ray Davis
Best Actor in a Musical – John Dagleish
Best Supporting Actor in a Musical – George Maguire
See it at the Harold Pinter Theatre
This Morning Audience Award – Wicked
See it at the Apollo Victoria Theatre
Best Actress in a Musical – Katie Brayben
Best Supporting Actress in a Musical – Lorna Want
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
See it at the Aldwych Theatre
Best New Comedy – The Play That Goes Wrong
A brilliantly inept amateur dramatics society’s attempts to stage a murder mystery
See it at the Duchess Theatre
Closed – was on at the Shaftesbury Theatre
Those shows and performances that you can’t now see however…
Best Actor – Mark Strong
A View From the Bridge – CLOSED (the night before the awards! Aaaagghhhhh!)
Best Supporting Actor – Nathaniel Parker
Wolf Hall/Bring Up the Bodies – CLOSED (last year!)
Best Actress – Penelope Wilton
Taken at Midnight – CLOSED (the month before the awards!)
Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Angela Lansbury
Blithe Spirit – CLOSED (last year!)
Best Director – Ivo van Hove
A View From the Bridge – CLOSED (the night before the awards!)
Best New Play – King Charles III – CLOSED (3 months before the awards!)
So hopefully you can still go and see the award winning show of your choice. If not, try and pick next year’s award winning shows to go and see!