What’s On Stage Awards 2016 Winners

Winners of the 16th Annual What’s On Stage Awards were announced at a live ceremony on Sunday 21 February at the Prince of Wales theatre in London. Steve Furst hosted the awards alongside guest presenters and several musical theatre stars who performed during the night. Big winners this year includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Mark Gatiss, Lara Pulver, Kinky Boots, Hamlet, Kenneth Branagh and Nicole Kidman. Read the full list of winners below.

Best Actor in a Play sponsored by Radisson Blu Edwardian: Benedict Cumberbatch, Hamlet

Best Actress in a Play sponsored by The Umbrella Rooms: Nicole Kidman, Photograph 51

Best Actor in a Musical sponsored by Century: Matt Henry, Kinky Boots

Best Actress in a Musical: Imelda Staunton, Gypsy

Best Supporting Actor in a Play: Mark Gatiss, Three Days in the Country

Best Supporting Actress in a Play sponsored by The Tonic Theatre Company: Judi Dench, The Winter’s Tale

Best Supporting Actor in a Musical: David Bedella, In The Heights

Best Supporting Actress in a Musical sponsored by Newman: Lara Pulver, Gypsy

Best New Play: Photograph 51

Best New Musical sponsored by Shine Creative Solutions: Kinky Boots

Best Play Revival: Hamlet

Best Musical Revival sponsored by R&H Theatricals: Gypsy

Best Direction: Gypsy, Jonathan Kent

Best Choreography sponsored by Capezio: Kinky Boots, Jerry Mitchell

Best Set Design sponsored by the Theatre Cafe: Hamlet, Es Devlin

Best Lighting Design sponsored by White Light: Hamlet, Jane Cox

Best Off-West End Production sponsored by Les Misérables: Carrie the Musical, Southwark Playhouse

Best Regional Production: Mary Poppins, tour

Best West End Show sponsored by The Wine Treasury: Les Miserables

Equity Award for Services to Theatre: Kenneth Branagh

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