Chimerica

Theatre Highlights of the Week: Urinetown, Electra and Speed-the-Plow
By Rebecca Donn

Urinetown is back and Lindsay Lohan makes her West End debut

Michael Coveney: Moments to savour on and offstage at the Olivier Awards

Our chief critic enjoys a glittering night at the Royal Opera House with Bernadette, Benny and Bjorn

Book of Mormon and Almeida win big at 2014 Olivier Awards

Mormon won four gongs, while Chimerica and Ghosts took home eight in total

Full List: Winners of the 2014 Olivier Awards

Leading the field was Chimerica with five Awards and The Book of Mormon with four, all of which were announced at the Royal Opera House this evening

Catherine Love: Looking for the great new plays

While the Olivier Awards shortlists might indicate slim pickings when it comes to new plays, the variety of theatre on offer across the country suggests otherwise

Michael Coveney: Lucy Kirkwood collects another big prize for Chimerica

Kirkwood's latest award continues a fine tradition of playwrights lauding each other's work

Chimerica playwright Lucy Kirkwood scoops Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
By Editorial Staff

Phoebe Waller-Bridge also received a special commendation

Chimerica and Scottsboro Boys triumph at 25th Critics' Circle Awards

Other winners included Rory Kinnear, who won Best Actor and Most Promising Playwright

Lester and Kinnear share Best Actor at Evening Standard Awards, Mirren also triumphs

Six Special Awards were also given out, with recipients including David Walliams and Andrew Lloyd Webber

Mirren, Ejiofor and Book of Mormon in running for Evening Standard Awards

The shortlists have been announced for the 59th Evening Standard Awards, the curtain-raiser of the London theatre awards season