News: West End Wilma Awards return!

News: West End Wilma Awards return!

West End Wilma, London’s favourite theatre Nana, is back with her 3rd Annual Wilma Awards, to be held on Friday 4 November 2016 at the Hippodrome Casino.

Wilma Awards 2015

The awards celebrate the best of Theatreland over the past year and have attracted celebrity guests such as Bonnie Langford, Eva Noblezada and Beverley Knight. This year’s awards continues its partnership with the Hippodrome Casino and is to be hosted by returning West End Star Tim McArthur, with performances by Natasha J Barnes (who has taken the Savoy Theatre by storm as the heroine with chutzpah Fanny Brice), Four Femmes on the Thames and regular Kieran Brown.

Beverley Knight and West End Wilma at the 2015 Wilma Awards

The nominees for the following categories will be announced on 12 August:

Best West End Musical (sponsored by TodayTix)
Best West End Play (sponsored by Curtain Call)
Best Comedy
Most Underrated West End Show (sponsored by Free@Last TV Ltd)
Best Off-West End Production
Best Touring Production
Rising Star Award (sponsored by R&H Theatricals Europe)
Best Cabaret/Solo Performance
Best Actor In A West End Show
Best Actress In A West End Show (sponsored by Planet Hollywood)
Best Actor/Actress In An Off-West End Show
Best Understudy (sponsored by Free@Last TV Ltd)

Let’s see those nominations in August and maybe even make some predictions as to this year’s lucky winners!

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