Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music

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Laurence Olivier Award
for Outstanding Achievement in Music
Awarded forOutstanding Achievement in Music
Location United Kingdom
Presented byThe Society of London Theatre
Currently held byDavid Hein, Irene Sankoff, Ian Eisendrath, August Eriksmoen, Alan Berry and the Band for Come From Away (2019)
WebsiteOlivier Awards.com

The Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music is an annual award presented by The Society of London Theatre in recognition of achievements in commercial British theatre. The awards were established as the Society of West End Theatre Awards in 1976, and renamed in 1984 in honour of English actor Lord Olivier.

Winners and nominees[edit]

2010s[edit]

Year Production Recipient
2014
Once Martin Lowe, Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová
Merrily We Roll Along The Orchestra
The Book of Mormon Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone
The Scottsboro Boys John Kander and Fred Ebb
2015
Sunny Afternoon Ray Davies
Beautiful The Orchestra
Here Lies Love David Byrne and Fatboy Slim
Memphis David Bryan, Joe DiPietro, Tim Sutton and the Band
2016
In the Heights Lin-Manuel Miranda
Bend It Like Beckham Howard Goodall, Charles Hart and Kuljit Bhamra
Farinelli and the King Claire van Kampen, the Orchestra, Iestyn Davies and the Farinelli Singers
Kinky Boots Cyndi Lauper and Stephen Oremus
2017
School of Rock Three children's bands who play live every night
Dreamgirls Henry Krieger
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Imogen Heap
Jesus Christ Superstar The Band and Company
2018
Hamilton Alex Lacamoire and Lin-Manuel Miranda
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Dan Gillespie Sells
Follies The orchestra, under the musical supervision of Nicholas Skilbeck and music director Nigel Lilley
Girl from the North Country Bob Dylan and Simon Hale
2019
Come from Away David Hein, Irene Sankoff, Ian Eisendrath, August Eriksmoen, Alan Berry and the Band
A Monster Calls Benji Bower and Will Bower
Fun Home Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori
The Inheritance Paul Englishby
Six Joe Beighton, Tom Curran, Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss

References[edit]

  • London Theatre Guide (2008). "The Laurence Olivier Awards: Full List of Winners, 1976-2008" (.PDF). 1976-2008. The Society of London Theatre: 20. Retrieved 30 August 2008. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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