The 19th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards nominations will be announced by cabaret star Le Gateau Chocolat.
The performer will host a Facebook live stream revealing the Awards shortlist at midday on 5 December.
Audiences will be able to watch the announcement live on WhatsOnStage social media channels, after which voting will open. Voting will close on 31 January.
Winners of the 19th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards will be announced at a ceremony at the Prince of Wales Theatre on 3 March 2019, where audiences will be able to enjoy a host of performances from top West End talent. Tickets for the event are available to the public and are on sale now.
Le Gateau Chocolat is an award-winning cabaret performer and has performed in shows including The Threepenny Opera at the National Theatre, Porgy and Bess at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and Effigies of Wickedness at the Gate Theatre. His solo work includes Le Gateau Chocolat, I Heart Chocolat, In Drag and Black.