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8 April 2022

Olivier Award-nominated productions coming to Digital Theatre+

Laurel Bibby

Creative Marketing Executive, Digital Theatre+

Anything Goes © Manuel Harlan

Anything Goes © Manuel Harlan

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Two productions nominated for Olivier Awards at this year’s ceremony are coming soon to Digital Theatre+ as part of two exclusive educational partnerships.

Anything Goes and A Place For We are both up for some of the top accolades in British theatre – with Anything Goes nominated for a whopping nine awards in total, including Best Musical Revival.

Presented by Howard Panter for Trafalgar Theatre Productions and Eilene Davidson Productions – and captured live at the Barbican last year – the musical stars Broadway royalty Sutton Foster and stage and screen star Robert Lindsay as an unlikely pair aboard the S.S. American, an ocean liner bound from New York to London.

Park Theatre and Talawa Theatre Company’s A Place For We, meanwhile, is nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theatre, an award presented by The Society of London Theatre in recognition of achievements in commercial British theatre. 

A Place for We at the Park Theatre. Photo by Mark Douet 650A7329A Place For We © Mark Douet

This bittersweet comedy by Archie Maddocks – and directed by Talawa’s Artistic Director Michael Buffong – holds a mirror up to the ever-changing face of London’s communities in search of their common beating heart.

Both productions are headed for Digital Theatre+ in the coming months – stay tuned for more!

Full nominations list

Anything Goes

  • Magic Radio Best Musical Revival
  • Costume Design – Jon Morrell
  • Best Original Score or New Orchestrations – New Orchestrations: Bill Elliott, David Chase and Rob Fisher
  • Best Theatre Choreographer – Kathleen Marshall
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical – Carly Mercedes Dyer
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical – Gary Wilmot
  • Best Actor in a Musical – Robert Lindsay
  • Best Actress in a Musical – Sutton Foster
  • Sir Peter Hall Award for Best Director – Kathleen Marshall

A Place For We

  • Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theatre