2008 Laurence Olivier Awards

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2008 Laurence Olivier Awards
Date9 March 2008

The 2008 Laurence Olivier Awards were held in 2008 in London celebrating excellence in West End theatre by the Society of London Theatre.

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Winners and nominees

Best New Play Best New Musical
Best Revival Best Musical Revival
Best New Comedy
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Actor in a Musical Best Actress in a Musical
Best Performance in a Supporting Role Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical
Best Newcomer in a Play
Best Director Best Theatre Choreographer
Best Set Design Best Costume Design
Best Lighting Design Best Sound Design
Outstanding Achievement in Dance Best New Dance Production
Outstanding Achievement in Opera Outstanding New Opera Production
Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre
Society Special Award

Productions with multiple nominations and awards

The following 20 productions, including one ballet and four operas, received multiple nominations:

The following six productions, including one ballet, received multiple awards:

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