The 2013 Olivier Award Nominations

This year’s 2013 Olivier Award Nominations are:

Best actor

Rupert Everett – The Judas Kiss
James McAvoy – Macbeth
Mark Rylance – Twelfth Night
Rafe Spall – Constellations
Luke Treadaway – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Best actress

Helen Mirren – The Audience
Hattie Morahan – A Doll’s House
Billie Piper – The Effect
Kristin Scott Thomas – Old Times

Best actor in a supporting role

Paul Chahidi – Twelfth Night
Richard McCabe – The Audience
Adrian Scarborough – Hedda Gabler
Kyle Soller – Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Best actress in a supporting role

Janie Dee – NSFW
Anastasia Hille – The Effect
Cush Jumbo – Julius Caesar (Donmar Warehouse)
Helen McCrory – The Last of the Haussmans
Nicola Walker – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time


Mastercard best new play

The Audience
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
This House

Best director

Stephen Daldry – The Audience
Marianne Elliott – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Jeremy Herrin – This House
Simon McBurney – The Master and Margarita

Best actor in a musical

Michael Ball – Sweeney Todd
Alex Bourne – Kiss Me, Kate
Tom Chambers – Top Hat
Will Young – Cabaret

Best actress in a musical

Heather Headley – The Bodyguard
Imelda Staunton – Sweeney Todd
Summer Strallen – Top Hat
Hannah Waddingham – Kiss Me, Kate

Best performance in a supporting role in a musical

Adam Garcia – Kiss Me, Kate
Debbie Kurup – The Bodyguard
Siân Phillips – Cabaret
Leigh Zimmerman – A Chorus Line

Best new musical

Soul Sister
The Bodyguard
Top Hat

Best revival

Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Old Times
Twelfth Night (Apollo theatre)

Best musical revival

A Chorus Line
Kiss Me, Kate
Sweeney Todd

Best entertainment and family

Cinderella (St James theatre)
Goodnight Mister Tom
Hansel and Gretel
Room on the Broom

White Light award for best lighting design

Paul Anderson – The Master and Margarita
Paule Constable – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Lee Curran – Constellations
Mark Henderson – Sweeney Todd

Best sound design

Ian Dickinson – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Paul Groothuis – Sweeney Todd
David McSeveney – Constellations
Gareth Owen – Top Hat

Best costume design

Bob Crowley – The Audience
Jon Morrell – Top Hat
Jenny Tiramani – Twelfth Night
Anthony Ward – Sweeney Todd

XL Video award for best set design

Hildegard Bechtler – Top Hat
Miriam Buether and Wang Gongxin – Wild Swans
Bunny Christie and Finn Ross – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Tim Hatley – The Bodyguard

Best new dance production

Aeternum by the Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House, choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon
Cacti by Nederlands Dans Theater 2 at Sadler’s Wells, choreographed by Alexander Ekman
A Streetcar Named Desire by Scottish Ballet at Sadler’s Wells

Outstanding achievement in dance

Lez Brotherston for the set and costumes for Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty, New Adventures at Sadler’s Wells
ILL-Abilities company in Breakin’ Convention at Sadler’s Wells
Marianela Nuñez for Aeternum, Diana & Actaeon and Viscera, the Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House

Best theatre choreographer

Scott Ambler – Chariots of Fire
Bill Deamer – Top Hat
Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Stephen Mear – Kiss Me, Kate

Outstanding achievement in an affiliate theatre

Caroline Horton for You’re Not Like the Other Girls Chrissy at the Bush theatre
The production of Red Velvet at the Tricycle theatre
The season of new writing at the Royal Court Upstairs
Kate Bond and Morgan Lloyd for You Me Bum Bum Train, presented by Theatre Royal Stratford East

Best new opera production

Billy Budd, English National Opera at the London Coliseum
Caligula, English National Opera at the London Coliseum
Einstein On the Beach at the Barbican theatre
La Traviata, English National Opera at the London Coliseum

Outstanding achievement in opera

Edward Gardner for his conducting of The Flying Dutchman and Billy Budd at the English National Opera, London Coliseum
Bryan Hymel for his performances in Les Troyens, Robert le Diable and Rusalka at the Royal Opera House
Music Theatre Wales for In the Locked Room/Ghost Patrol at the Linbury theatre, the Royal Opera House
The stage management teams at English National Opera, London Coliseum and the Royal Opera House

BBC Radio 2 audience award

Billy Elliot the Musical
Matilda the Musical
The Phantom of the Opera

Special award

Gillian Lynne
Michael Frayn

Broadway Grosses* w/e 5/13/2012

The following are the Broadway Grosses from the week ending May 13, 2012:

Show Name GrossGross TotalAttn %Cap AvgPdAdm
A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE $446,069 6,885 73.68% $64.79
ANYTHING GOES $477,034 5,924 72.17% $80.53
CHICAGO $513,442 6,453 74.69% $79.57
CLYBOURNE PARK $400,448 5,904 77.60% $67.83
DEATH OF A SALESMAN $934,861 7,224 99.61% $129.41
DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER $172,669 4,064 69.78% $42.49
END OF THE RAINBOW $379,385 4,798 60.58% $79.07
EVITA $1,529,144 12,125 94.02% $126.11
GHOST $704,545 8,928 74.15% $78.91
GODSPELL $216,762 4,097 69.68% $52.91
GORE VIDAL’S THE BEST MAN $737,996 6,901 81.15% $106.94
JERSEY BOYS $937,635 8,684 88.40% $107.97
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR $583,455 7,092 62.25% $82.27
LEAP OF FAITH $199,899 8,100 74.07% $24.68
MAGIC/BIRD $123,784 4,071 54.00% $30.41
MAMMA MIA! $662,496 8,370 69.84% $79.15
MARY POPPINS $529,251 7,319 67.88% $72.31
MEMPHIS $580,378 8,058 68.52% $72.03
NEWSIES $931,370 9,639 100.83% $96.63
NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT $1,092,937 10,967 95.27% $99.66
ONCE $788,510 8,060 95.23% $97.83
ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS $585,960 6,337 81.24% $92.47
OTHER DESERT CITIES $292,182 3,863 63.45% $75.64
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER $370,039 6,013 70.64% $61.54
PORGY AND BESS $571,166 6,515 61.00% $87.67
PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT $535,357 7,105 52.58% $75.35
ROCK OF AGES $412,113 4,362 93.52% $94.48
SISTER ACT $702,785 9,931 70.73% $70.77
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK $1,218,638 12,063 78.13% $101.02
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,598,593 8,752 102.63% $182.65
THE COLUMNIST $304,889 4,551 87.52% $66.99
THE LION KING $1,717,281 13,374 99.69% $128.40
THE LYONS $215,547 3,963 45.91% $54.39
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA $800,916 10,451 81.39% $76.64
VENUS IN FUR $293,894 3,830 52.84% $76.73
WAR HORSE $664,379 6,448 75.40% $103.04
WICKED $1,579,314 12,679 87.61% $124.56
TOTAL $25,244,971 280,012 75.83% $84.63

*Broadway Grosses provided courtesy of The Broadway League.

Non AEA Performers for Summer Season – Ocean Professional Theater Company/Boebe Productions

WHO: Ocean Professional Theater Company/Boebe Productions


Man of LaMancha (Dir. Andrew Glant Linden,begins rehearsals June 4th in NYC, opens June 21): Padre, lyric baritone, Muleteer, male singer, preferably strong tap dancer;
Titanic the Musical (Dir/Chor. Paula Sloan, begins rehearsals June 22, opens July 11 and is currently set for National Tour September 2012)Andrews: male, mid 30s-mid 50s, designer of the Titanic, strong yet quiet, baritone; Bride/Hartley: male, mid 20s-early 30s, tenor, ability to play violin, viola, or cello a plus; Capt. Smith: male, 50s-60s, captain of the Titanic, baritone; J. Bruce Ismay: male, 40s-50s, British, weaselike, owner of line, baritone.
Gypsy (Dir/Chor Karen Babcock,rehearsals begin July 12, opens August 1) Tulsa, Strong song and dance man 20’s, baritenor; Farm Boy, 20’s, dancer, baritenor; Character Male, 30’s to 50’s;
Ring of Fire (dir. Steve Steiner, rehearsals begin August 2, closes September 1), Males who play instruments well (preferably one or more of the following: guitar, bass, banjo, fiddle, mandolin or other stringed instruments) to be in Cast of 10 in the story of Johnny Cash.

WHEN: 6/04/12 – 9/1/12


HOW TO APPLY: Please submit headshot/resume to with Roles you are submitting for in the subject line. Please indicate in the email your current dates of availability for summer and only submit if you are available and interested in 2 or more shows.You may send links to electronic audition materials if you have it prepared. NYC auditions by appointment will be in May.

Managing Director – Hangar Theatre

WHO: Hangar Theatre

SEEKING: Managing Director


Oversee, implement and ensure sustainability of the Theatre’s operations, programs, finances and community support. Managing Director works with an active Board of Trustees to ensure the programmatic and operational integrity, sustainability and excellence of the Theatre. Managing Director works in partnership with Artistic Director as peers in the organizational structure.

-Directing administration, financial management, audience services, marketing and communications, company management.
-Supporting and integrating development and community relations with operations and artistic programming. Linking education program management to artistic programming.
-Working closely with AD to plan and enhance artistic excellence, audience experience and pre-professional training programs, planning and facilitating expansion to year-round programming.
-Overseeing staff
-Providing staff support to the Board of Trustees, and ensuring sustainable and productive Board and committees.

Required Skills:

-A strong combination of education and experience, reflected in the following expectations:
-Minimum of Bachelor of Arts or Science, preferably in a field related to theatre management.

-5 years arts management experience, with specific preference given for theatre experience.
-High level of administration, financial and communication skills.

WHEN: 9/1/2012


HOW TO APPLY: Contact the Search Committee at
for a complete position description, or find it at – After review, send complete application that includes
· Cover letter of interest
· Resume
· 3 references with permission to contact
via email to
in Word or PDF format,
Complete application packages should be received no later than May 31, 2012.



Stage Manager – New Stage Performing Arts Center, Inc.

WHO: New Stage Performing Arts Center, Inc.

SEEKING: Equity Stage Manager

WHEN: Rehearsal Period is May 14-June 13, 2012 (M-F 11am to 5pm). Performance dates June 14-July 1, 2012 (TR-Sun).

PAY: AEA Contract

HOW TO APPLY: Stage Manager interviews will be conducted on a date and location TBD, by appointment only.

For consideration, email (preferred) or mail resume and cover letter to:

Nicki Wilson at
Indicate in the subject line “Stage Manager submission”

Or mail to: Nicki Wilson
80 Castle Hill Avenue
Great Barrington, MA 01230