9 March 2015 at 12.42pm | 10 Comments
The nominations for the Olivier Awards 2015 have been announced. The ceremony will take place at the Royal Opera House on Sunday 12 April.
Two Royal Opera productions – Dialogues Des Carmélites and Die Frau ohne Schatten – have been nominated for Best New Opera production. Also nominated in this category are English National Opera's The Mastersingers of Nuremburg and Benvenuto Cellini.
Jonas Kaufmann has been nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Opera for his performances in The Royal Opera's Andrea Chénier and Manon Lescaut. The Company's offsite programme at Shakespeare's Globe's Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and the Roundhouse (L'Ormindo and Orfeo, respectively); the Chorus of Welsh National Opera for their performance in Moses und Aron at Covent Garden; and director Richard Jones for his ENO productions of The Girl of The Golden West, The Mastersingers of Nuremburg and Rodelinda are also nominated in the same category.
Other high profile nominees include the Young Vic who received the most nominations of any theatre with 11, the Almeida's West End transfer of King Charles III, and the RSC's adaptation of Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies.