The Stage newspaper in the UK has announced the nominations for its annual The Stage Awards.
The awards will be revealed on 31 January 2022 at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
Nominees include producers David Pugh – who currently has Pride and Prejudice (Sort of) playing at the Criterion Theatre in London; Michael Harrison, who produces The Drifter’s Girl at the Garrick Theatre, Pantoland at the London Palladium and the forthcoming London production of Oklahoma! ; and independent producer Ellie Keel, who has produced a range of new work over the last year.
Theatre building of the year includes Andrew Lloyd Webber’s recent refurb of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, where Disney’s Frozen The Musical is currently playing.
Other West End nominees include the Donmar Warehouse, which is nominated for “Theatre of the year” and “Innovation of the year” for its production of Constellations. TheNational Theatre’s Romeo and Juliet andEnglish National Opera’s Breathe project were also nominated.
Nominations – The Stage Awards 2022
Theatre of the Year – sponsored by Cabbells
Battersea Arts Centre, London
Donmar Warehouse, London
Lyric Theatre, Belfast
Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Royal and Derngate, Northampton
Fringe Theatre of the Year
Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester
New Diorama Theatre, London
Theatre Building of the Year – sponsored by Concord Theatricals
Hall For Cornwall, Truro
Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London
Producer of the Year
Ellie Keel Productions
Michael Harrison Productions
David Pugh Productions
Innovation of the Year – sponsored by Charcoalblue
Donmar Warehouse’s multi-cast production of Constellations
Inc Arts’ Unlock
Theatre Green Book
Digital Project of the Year – sponsored by ETC
Metcalfe Gordon Productions’ Romeo and Juliet
National Theatre’s Romeo and Juliet
The Show Must Go Online
Community Project of the Year – sponsored by Evolution Productions
Company Three’s When This Is Over
English National Opera’s Breathe project
Horsecross Arts’ Gig on a Truck
Good Chance Theatre’s Little Amal
LUNG, the Lowry and Gaddum’s work with young carers
See our AWARDS section for more Awards news