Nominations announced: 7 June 2015. Winners to be announced: 19 June 2015.

Nominations

Stefano Braschi – Soranzo in ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare’s Globe, London SE1, directed by Michael Longhurst)

Rebecca Collingwood – Blanche in Widowers’ Houses (Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, directed by Paul Miller)

Cynthia Erivo – Poins/Earl of Douglas in Henry IV (Donmar Warehouse, London WC2, directed by Phyllida Lloyd)

Susannah Fielding – Portia in The Merchant of Venice (Almeida Theatre, London N1, directed by Rupert Goold)

Ncuti Gatwa – Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet (Home, Manchester, directed by Walter Meierjohann)

Emma Hall – Phaedra/Aphrodite/Artemis in Hippolytos (Antic Face at The Colepit, London SW7, directed by Charlie Parham)

Jennifer Kirby – Lady Percy in Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 (Royal Shakespeare Company, touring , directed by Gregory Doran)

Daisy May – Celia in As You Like It (Tobacco Factory, Bristol, directed by Andrew Hilton)

Frances McNamee – Finea in A Lady of Little Sense (Theatre Royal, Bath, directed by Laurence Boswell)

Tom Mothersdale – Yasha in The Cherry Orchard (Young Vic, London SE1, directed by Katie Mitchell)

Ekow Quartey – Hans in Spring Awakening (Headlong/West Yorkshire Playhouse/Nuffield tour, directed by Ben Kidd)

Michael Shelford – Willie Mossop in Hobson’s Choice (Octagon Theatre, Bolton, directed by David Thacker)

Thalissa Teixeira – Chorus in Electra (Old Vic, London SE1, directed by Ian Rickson)

LINKS

IanCharlesonAwards.co.uk – website about the awards