Oliviers belong to cabaret, as musical secures top prizes at award ceremonies

The West End musical Cabaret proved a hot ticket at the Olivier Awards as the show scooped seven gongs, including praise for stars Eddie Redmayne and Jessie Buckley.

he revival of the hit show that transformed the West End’s Playhouse Theater into the Kit Kat Club won seven of the eleven awards for which it was nominated.

It won Best Musical Revival, while Redmayne won Best Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Emcee, the extravagant master of ceremonies, and Buckley won Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Sally Bowles.


Eddie Redmayne with the cast of Cabaret (Marc Brenner)

Liza Sadovy won Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for her role on the show, while Elliot Levey won Best Supporting Actor in a Musical.

Rebecca Frecknall won Best Director for her direction of the production, which also won the Gong for Best Audio.


Jessie Buckley as Sally Bowles (Marc Brenner)

Life Of Pi, based on Yann Martel’s Booker Prize-winning novel of the same name, won five awards at the ceremony, including Best New Play.

Star Hiran Abeysekera took home Best Actor, while the seven actors who play the tiger shared Best Supporting Actor.

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Sheila Atim won Best Actress for Constellations, which won Best Revival, while Back To The Future won Best New Musical.

Liz Carr won Best Supporting Actress for her role in A Normal Heart, while Pride And Prejudice (Sort Of) won Best Entertainment or Comedy.

The awards were presented in a star-studded ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall.

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