Evening Standard Theatre Awards Nominations 2004


Evening Standard Theatre Awards Nominations 2004

Nominations for the 50th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards have been announced today

The winners will be announced at the Olivier, NT on 13 Dec 2004 (Highlights will be transmitted by ITV London on 15 Dec 2004)

The Nominations are....

BEST ACTOR:
Richard Griffiths for The History Boys at The Lyttelton, NT
Douglas Hodge for Dumb Show at The Royal Court
Stanley Townsend for Shining City at The Royal Court

BEST ACTRESS:
Pam Ferris for Notes on Falling Leaves at The Royal Court Theatre
Victoria Hamilton for Suddenly Last Summer at The Albery Theatre
Kelly Reilly for After Miss Julie at The Donmar Warehouse

BEST PLAY:
The Goat or Who is Sylvia? by Edward Albee at The Apollo Theatre
The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh at The Cottesloe, NT
The History Boys by Alan Bennett at The Lyttelton, NT

BEST MUSICAL:
The Producers at The Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Sweeney Todd at The Trafalgar Studios then New Ambassadors Theatre
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at The Olivier, NT

BEST DIRECTOR:
Luc Bondy for Cruel and Tender at The Young Vic
Simon McBurney for Measure for Measure at The Olivier, NT
Rufus Norris for Festen at The Almeida Theatre then Lyric Theatre

BEST STAGE DESIGNER:
Ian MacNeil, Jean Kalman and Paul Arditti for Festen at The Almeida Theatre then Lyric Theatre
Hildegard Bechtler for Iphigenia at Aulis at The Lyttelton,NT
Paul Brown for False Servant at The Cottesloe, NT

CHARLES WINTOUR AWARD FOR MOST PROMISING PLAYWRIGHT (£30,000 Bursary):
David Eldridge
Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Owen McCafferty

OUTSTANDING NEWCOMER:
Dominic Cooper for His Dark Materials at The Olivier, NT and The History Boys at The Lyttelton NT
Romola Garai for Calico at The Duke of York's Theatre
Eddie Redmayne for The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? at The Apollo Theatre
Ben Wishaw for Hamlet at The Old Vic

Three 50th Anniversary Special Awards will also be presented to an institution, a playwright and an individual.


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