Black British Theatre Awards 2022

Black British Theatre Awards 2022 Winners Announced

The Black British Theatre Awards have announced the winners for 2022.

Supported by the National Theatre, the Black British Theatre Awards were held last night, Sunday 16 October 2022, at the National’s Lyttelton Theatre.

Hosted by Danny Sapani, presenters included Clint Dyer, Giles Terera, Rachel John and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith.

Winning shows included The Wiz at Hope Mill Theatre, For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Hue Gets Too Heavy at the Royal Court, and Domitius at Conway Hall.

Best actor categories went to performers including Michael Duke for Get Up Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical at the Lyric Theatre, Amara Okereke for My Fair Lady at the London Coliseum, Courtney Stapleton for Beauty and the Beast at the London Palladium and UK tour, Michael Fatogun for Foxes at Theatre 503 and Selina Jones for An unfinished man at the Yard Theatre.

American actor, dancer and choreographer Charles Augins took home the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Full list of winners for the Black British Theatre Awards 2022

Creatives Group

BEST DIRECTOR AWARD

Ryan Calais Cameron and Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu,
For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Hue Gets Too Heavy, Royal Court

BEST PRODUCER AWARD

Ameena Hamid, The Wiz, Hope Mill Theatre

BEST MUSICAL DIRECTOR  AWARD

Sean Green, Get Up Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical, Lyric Theatre

BEST CHOREOGRAPHER OR MOVEMENT DIRECTOR AWARD

Leah Hill, The Wiz, Hope Mill Theatre

BEST OPERA PRODUCTION OR PERFORMANCE AWARD

April Koyejo-Audiger, Jenufa, Royal Opera House

BEST DANCE PRODUCTION AWARD

Ballet Black Double Bill, Ballet Black, Barbican

BEST SOLOIST IN A DANCE PRODUCTION AWARD

Cira Robinson, Ballet Black Double Bill, Barbican

BEST USE OF INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY AWARD

Ballet Black, Eightfold, Channel 4

Recognition Group (body of work)

LIGHT AND/OR SOUND RECOGNITION AWARD

Kayodeine

COSTUME DESIGN RECOGNITION AWARD
Jessica Cabassa

BOOK AND LYRICS RECOGNITION AWARD

Lux Knightley

CASTING DIRECTOR RECOGNITION AWARD

Isabella Odoffin

Plays

BEST MALE ACTOR IN A PLAY AWARD

Michael Fatogun, Foxes, Theatre 503

BEST FEMALE ACTOR IN A PLAY AWARD

Selina Jones, An unfinished man, The Yard Theatre

BEST SUPPORTING MALE ACTOR IN A PLAY AWARD

Hayden Mampasi, Passionfruit, New Diorama Theatre

BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE ACTOR IN A PLAY AWARD

Sasha Frost, Folk, Hampstead Theatre

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN A PLAY AWARD

Misha Duncan-Barry, My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored, Red Ladder Theatre Company UK Tour

BEST PRODUCTION PLAY AWARD

For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Hue Gets Too Heavy, Royal Court

Musicals

BEST MALE ACTOR IN A MUSICAL AWARD

Michael Duke, Get Up Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical, Lyric Theatre

BEST FEMALE ACTOR IN A MUSICAL AWARD

Courtney Stapleton, Beauty and the Beast the Musical, UK & Ireland Tour

BEST SUPPORTING MALE ACTOR IN A MUSICAL AWARD

Jordan Shaw, Les Miserables, Sondheim Theatre

BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE ACTOR IN A MUSICAL AWARD

Nicolle Smartt, Domitius, Conway Hall

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN A MUSICAL AWARD

Amara Okereke, My Fair Lady, London Coliseum

BEST PRODUCTION MUSICAL AWARD

Domitius, Conway Hall

Achievement Awards

LGBTQIA+ CHAMPION AWARD

Nicole Raquel Dennis

BEST TEACHER AWARD

Hakeem Onibudo, Impact Dance

BEST RECENT GRADUATE AWARD

Dianté Lodge, Laine Theatre Arts

BEST UNDERSTUDY/SWING IN A THEATRE PRODUCTION AWARD

Mitchell Zhangazha, Dear Evan Hansen, Noël Coward Theatre

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Charles Augins


📷 Main photo: Black British Theatre Awards 2022. Photo courtesy of Black British Theatre Awards (Twitter)

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