The awards are given to individuals involved in West End productions and other leading non-commercial theatres based in London across a range of categories covering plays, musicals, dance, opera and affiliate theatre. The Olivier Awards are recognized internationally as the highest honor in British theatre, equivalent to Broadway's Tony Award. Since its inception, the awards have been held at various venues and theatres across the capital and, most recently, the Royal Opera House since 2012.
|2016 Olivier Award winner|
The 2016 Laurence Olivier Awards were held on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at the Royal Opera House, London. The ceremony was hosted by Michael Ball and was broadcast on ITV. For more information about the 2016 Olivier Awards, click here.