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Olivier Awards announces performance line-up and broadcast details

Three of the shows appearing in the Oliviers
Three of the shows appearing at the Oliviers

The Olivier Awards 2023 with Mastercard has released the line-up for this year’s ceremony.

Taking place on 2 April at the Royal Albert Hall, the evening will be hosted by Ted Lasso and West End star Hannah Waddingham. You can see the full list of those shortlisted here.

The event will feature performances from all of the Best New Musical nominees, including The Band’s Visit, Standing At The Sky’s Edge, Sylvia and Tammy Faye.

Also performing will be Oklahoma! and Sister Act, both nominated for the Best Musical Revival award, as well as Disney’s Newsies, which has been nominated for Matt Cole’s choreography.

The multi-Olivier Award winner The Book of Mormon, will be performing to mark its ten-year anniversary in the West End. Additionally, special award winner Arlene Philips will be honored with a tribute from the cast of Grease.

The ceremony will be broadcast live on Magic Radio from 6pm with Ruthie Henshall and Alice Arnold hosting.

The highlights program will also be aired on ITV1 and ITVX at 10:15 pm in the UK and via Official London Theatre’s YouTube channel elsewhere.

WhatsOnStage will be providing green carpet coverage, as well as live updates from the audotirium and winners’ room.

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