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18th Annual WhatsOnStage Award Winners Announced

Last night, 25th February 2018, the 18th annual WhatsOnStage Awards took place at The Prince of Wales Theatre. 

Read below for a full list of winners, and book tickets to see them in action! 

Best Actor in a Play sponsored by Radisson Blu Edwardian
Andrew Garfield, Angels in America 
Andrew Scott, Hamlet
Bryan Cranston, Network
David Tennant, Don Juan in Soho 
Martin Freeman, Labour of Love

Best Actress in a Play 
Eve Best, Love in Idleness
Imelda Staunton, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Olivia Colman, Mosquitoes 
Natalie Dormer, Venus in Fur
Tamsin Greig, Labour of Love

Best Actor in a Musical sponsored by The Umbrella Rooms
Andrew Polec, Bat Out of Hell 
Danny Mac, Sunset Boulevard
Hadley Fraser, Young Frankenstein
John McCrea, Everybody's Talking About Jamie - Buy Tickets
Tom Lister, 42nd Street

Best Actress in a Musical sponsored by 100 Wardour St
Carrie Hope Fletcher, The Addams Family 
Christina Bennington, Bat Out of Hell 
Janie Dee, Follies 
Josie Walker, Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Ria Jones, Sunset Boulevard

Best Supporting Actor in a Play
Adrian Scarborough, Don Juan in Soho
Fra Fee, The Ferryman - Buy Tickets
Nathan Lane, Angels in America
Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Angels in America
Peter Polycarpou, Oslo

Best Supporting Actress in a Play sponsored by Tonic Theatre
Denise Gough, Angels in America
Imogen Poots, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Jessica Brown Findlay, Hamlet
Juliet Stevenson, Hamlet 
Sheila Atim, Girl from the North Country

Best Supporting Actor in a Musical 
Chris Howell, 42nd Street 
Dex Lee, Five Guys Named Moe 
George Sampson, Our House
Rob Fowler, Bat Out of Hell
Ross Noble, Young Frankenstein - Buy Tickets

Best Supporting Actress in a Musical sponsored by Newman Displays
Clare Halse, 42nd Street
Danielle Steers, Bat Out of Hell
Lucie Shorthouse, Everybody's Talking About Jamie - Buy Tickets
Tracie Bennett, Follies
Zoe Rainey, An American in Paris

Best New Play sponsored by JHI Marketing
Labour of Love
The Ferryman - Buy Tickets

Best New Musical sponsored by Shine Creative Solutions
Bat Out of Hell 
Cilla the Musical
Everybody's Talking About Jamie  - Buy Tickets
The Band
Young Frankenstein

Best Play Revival
Angels in America
Don Juan in Soho
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Witness for the Prosecution

Best Musical Revival sponsored by R&H Theatricals
42nd Street - Buy Tickets
Fiddler on the Roof
Five Guys Named Moe

Best Direction
Dominic Cooke, Follies 
Jay Scheib, Bat Out of Hell
Marianne Elliott, Angels in America
Robert Icke, Hamlet
Sam Mendes, The Ferryman - Buy Tickets

Best Choreography
Andrew Wright, Five Guys Named Moe
Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris
Drew McOnie, On the Town
Fabian Aloise, Our House
Randy Skinner, 42nd Street - Buy Tickets

Best Costume Design
Bob Crowley, An American in Paris
Gary McCann, La Cage Aux Folles
Peter McKintosh, On the Town
Roger Kirk, 42nd Street - Buy Tickets
Vicki Mortimer, Follies

Best Set Design
Bob Crowley, An American in Paris
Bunny Christie, Ink
Douglas W. Schmidt, 42nd Street - Buy Tickets
Jon Bausor, Bat Out of Hell
Vicki Mortimer, Follies

Best Lighting Design sponsored by White Light
Natasha Katz, An American in Paris
Patrick Woodroffe, Bat Out of Hell - Buy Tickets
Paule Constable, Angels in America
Paule Constable, Follies
Peter Mumford, 42nd Street

Best Video Design sponsored by PRG XL Video
59 Productions, An American in Paris
Duncan McLean, Big Fish
Duncan McLean, Labour of Love
Tal Yarden, Hamlet
Tal Yarden, Network

Best Off-West End Production sponsored by Les Miserables
La Ronde
The Wild Party

Best Regional Production sponsored by MTI Europe
Our House
Sunset Boulevard - Buy Tickets
The Addams Family
The Band
The Hypocrite

Best Original Cast Recording sponsored by Encore Radio
Dear Evan Hansen
Girl from the North Country
Les Miserables - Buy Tickets

Best Show Poster
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Buy Tickets
The Phantom of the Opera

Best West End Show sponsored by Joe Allen
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Buy Tickets
Kinky Boots
Les Miserables
The Phantom of the Opera

Equity Award for Services to Theatre
Sonia Friedman