Whatsonstage Awards – Winners 2016

Winners for the Whatsonstage Awards 2016.

The 16th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards winners in full:

Best Actor in a Play sponsored by Radisson Blu Edwardian:
WINNER: Benedict Cumberbatch, Hamlet
James McAvoy, The Ruling Class
Bradley Cooper, The Elephant Man
Mark Rylance, Farinelli and the King
Alex Hassell, Henry V

Best Actress in a Play:
WINNER: Nicole Kidman, Photograph 51
Denise Gough, People, Places and Things
Lia Williams, Oresteia
Rosalie Craig, As You Like It
Harriet Walter, Death of a Salesman

Best Actor in a Musical:
WINNER: Matt Henry, Kinky Boots
Killian Donnelly, Kinky Boots
Michael Ball, Mack and Mabel
Sam Mackay, In the Heights
Ben Forster, Elf the Musical

Best Actress in a Musical sponsored by STAR:
WINNER: Imelda Staunton, Gypsy
Beverley Knight, Cats
Kimberley Walsh, Elf the Musical
Lily Frazer, In the Heights
Katie Brayben, Beautiful

Best Supporting Actor in a Play:
WINNER: Mark Gatiss, Three Days in the Country
Ciaran Hinds, Hamlet
Bertie Carvel, Bakkhai
Johnny Flynn, Hangmen
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Hamlet

Best Supporting Actress in a Play:
WINNER: Judi Dench, The Winter’s Tale
Sian Brooke, Hamlet
Anastasia Hille, Hamlet
Imogen Doel, The Importance of Being Earnest
Patsy Ferran, As You Like It

Best Supporting Actor in a Musical:
WINNER: David Bedella, In The Heights
Lucas Rush, American Idiot
Alexis Gerred, American Idiot
Jack Edwards, Mack and Mabel
Peter Davison, Gypsy

Best Supporting Actress in a Musical:
WINNER: Lara Pulver, Gypsy
Jennie Dale, Elf the Musical
Amy Lennox, Kinky Boots
Lauren Samuels, Bend It Like Beckham
Victoria Hamilton-Barritt, In The Heights

Best New Play:
WINNER: Photograph 51
People, Places and Things
Farinelli and the King

Best New Musical sponsored by Autograph:
WINNER: Kinky Boots
Bend It Like Beckham
Elf the Musical
In The Heights

Best Play Revival:
WINNER: Hamlet
Importance of Being Earnest
The Ruling Class
Death of a Salesman

Best Musical Revival sponsored by R&H Theatricals Europe:
High Society
Mack and Mabel
American Idiot

Best Direction sponsored by Managed Networks:
WINNER: Gypsy, Jonathan Kent
Hamlet, Lyndsey Turner
In The Heights, Luke Sheppard
American Idiot, Racky Plews
Kinky Boots, Jerry Mitchell

Best Choreography sponsored by Capezio:
WINNER: Kinky Boots, Jerry Mitchell
In The Heights, Drew McOnie
High Society, Nathan M Wright
Gypsy, Stephen Mear
American Idiot, Racky Plews

Best Set Design sponsored by Feast Creative:
WINNER: Hamlet, Es Devlin
American Idiot, Sara Perks
Kinky Boots, David Rockwell
In The Heights, Takis
Gypsy, Anthony Ward

Best Lighting Design sponsored by White Light:
WINNER: Hamlet, Jane Cox
In The Heights, Howard Hudson
American Idiot, Tim Deiling
Kinky Boots, Kenneth Posner
Gypsy, Mark Henderson

Best Off-West End Production:
WINNER: Carrie, Southwark Playhouse
Shock Treatment, King’s Head Theatre
You Won’t Succeed on Broadway If You Don’t Have Any Jews, St James’s Theatre
Grand Hotel, Southwark Playhouse
Assassins, The Menier Chocolate Factory

Best Regional Production sponsored by Travelzoo:
WINNER: Mary Poppins, tour
Mack and Mabel, Chichester Festival Theatre and tour
Anything Goes, Sheffield Crucible and tour
Hairspray, tour
Henry V, RSC

Best West End Show:
WINNER: Les Miserables
Kinky Boots
Miss Saigon

👤 📅22 February 2016
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