The Society of London Theatre has announced that the ceremony for next year’s Olivier Awards will be hosted by the Royal Opera House.

Olivier AwardsThe 36th annual awards, which are sponsored by MasterCard, will be held on Sunday 15 April 2012 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, the first time that the venue has been used for the awards.

In 2012 the awards will run slightly later in the year, with nominations announced on Thursday 15 March 2012.

This year’s awards took place at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

LINKS

Olivier Awards 2011 microsite

This year’s Olivier Awards winners