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