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Claire Foy and Andrew Scott received ideal actress and actor in a play

The Crown star Claire Foy and Fleabag’s Andrew Scott were amid the large winners at the WhatsOnStage Awards on Sunday.

Foy received ideal actress in a play for her performance in Lungs, whilst Scott took property ideal actor for Current Laughter.

A new musical – & Juliet – which features the music of Britney Spears, Pink, Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry, took property the most prizes, successful 6 of the thirteen awards it was nominated for.

The winners are made a decision by users of the public as opposed to critics.

Prizes for & Juliet involved ideal actress in a musical for its guide, Miriam-Teak Lee, as well as specialized classes this sort of as audio, lighting, costume and established style.

The clearly show features songs by the prolific songwriter Max Martin including hits by Kesha, Jessie J and the Backstreet Boys and imagines what would have happened if Romeo had died but Juliet had lived.

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Media captionMiriam Teak-Lee: “We form of see Juliet in a much better way”

There were wins in major classes for Arrive From Away – the musical that tells the true story of how a tiny Canadian group reacted to 9/11.

When the terror assault took place on New York’s Twin Towers, 38 planes were diverted to an airport in Newfoundland, Canada, wherever locals supplied food and shelter to the incoming passengers.

The clearly show received 5 awards in whole, including ideal new musical and ideal supporting actress for Rachel Tucker, who performed one particular of the plane’s pilots.

Most effective new play was received by Existence of Pi – a new adaptation of Yann Martel’s Booker-successful novel – which has beforehand been turned into a effective movie.

Pricey Evan Hansen, which explores “grief tourism” just after a teenager suicide, received two major prizes – ideal actor for Sam Tutty and ideal supporting actor for Jack Loxton.

Scott’s win for Current Laughter follows a hugely effective 12 months for the actor, during which he starred in Fleabag, Black Mirror and the Oscar-successful movie 1917.

His co-star Sophie Thompson was named ideal supporting actress.

Most effective musical revival was received by Mary Poppins, which opened in the West End last 12 months just after a effective Hollywood movie reboot starring Emily Blunt.

For the 1st time, the celebration was broadcast are living on BBC Radio two hosted by Elaine Paige and Paddy O’Connell.


Entire checklist of winners

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Pricey Evan Hansen transferred from Broadway to the West End in November

Most effective actor in a play – Andrew Scott, Current Laughter

Most effective actress in a play – Claire Foy, Lungs

Most effective actor in a musical – Sam Tutty, Pricey Evan Hansen

Most effective actress in a musical – Miriam-Teak Lee, & Juliet

Most effective supporting actor in a play – Hammed Animashaun, A Midsummer Night’s Aspiration

Most effective supporting actress in a play – Sophie Thompson, Current Laughter

Most effective supporting actor in a musical – Jack Loxton, Pricey Evan Hansen

Most effective supporting actress in a musical – Rachel Tucker, Arrive From Away

Most effective new play – Existence of Pi

Most effective new musical – Arrive From Away

Most effective play revival – Betrayal

Most effective musical revival – Mary Poppins

Most effective way – Jamie Lloyd, Evita

Most effective musical way – Ian Eisendrath, Alan Berry and staff, Arrive From Away

Viewers award – Six

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Mary Poppins was named ideal musical revival

Most effective choreography – Kelly Devine, Arrive From Away

Most effective costume style – Paloma Youthful, & Juliet

Most effective graphic way – Dewynters, & Juliet

Most effective established style – Soutra Gilmour, & Juliet

Most effective lighting style – Howard Hudson, & Juliet

Most effective audio style – Gareth Owen, Arrive From Away

Most effective online video style – Andrzej Goulding, & Juliet

Most effective off-West End creation – Falsettos

Most effective regional creation – The Colour Purple

Equity award for services to theatre – Period 50:50

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