Mamma, Cats, Reduced & Phantom - Who's the Favourite???
Date: 31 January 2002
Nominations have been announced for the final category in this year's Laurence Olivier Awards - the newly formed Audience Award for Most Popular Show. Fourteen long-running West End productions were eligible and four, three musicals and one comedy, have now been selected for award contention. They are: the Abba-inspired Mamma Mia!, the Reduced Shakespeare Company's comic romp The Complete Works of William Shakespeare and the two Lloyd Webber classics The Phantom of the Opera and Cats, which finishes its run at the New London Theatre on 11 May 2002, its 21st birthday. The winner will be announced at the Laurence Olivier Awards ceremony held at the Victoria Palace Theatre on Friday 15 February and broadcast on BBC2 on Saturday 16 February at 7.00pm.
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