News: Lawrence Olivier Awards 2006

Monday 27 February 2006

The winners of the Laurence Olivier Awards 2006 were announced yesterday.

The Best New Dance Production went to Sylvie Guillem and Russell Maliphant’s *Push* at Sadler’s Wells and the Outstanding Achievement In Dance award went to Pina Bausch for the creation of Nelken and Palermo Palermo at Sadler’s Wells.

James Lomas, George Maguire and Liam Mower jointly won the Best Actor In A Musical for Billy Elliot – the Musical pipping Ewan Mcgregor to the post, for his role in _Guys And Do_lls.

Billy Elliot – The Musical also won the Awards for the Best New Musical, Theatre Choreographer and Sound Design

Full list of awards

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