‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ sweeps the awards at tonight’s Olivier Awards ceremony

The cast and crew of "Top Hat," which took home Best New Musical.

The cast and crew of “Top Hat,” which took home Best New Musical.

The 2013 Olivier Awards were held today to honor the best in UK theatre, and what a night it was!  Simon Stephens’ play adaptation of award-winning novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time swept the awards and picked up in seven out of the eight categories it was nominated in, while the West End revival of Sweeney Todd took the lead in musical theatre awards, with Imelda Staunton and Michael Ball’s terrifying takes on the show’s murdering duo handily winning in the Best Actor and Actress in a Musical categories.  In addition, after months of its stars rallying on social media sites such as Twitter, Billy Elliot the Musical took the BBC Radio 2 Audience Award home.

For everyone who didn’t have the opportunity to watch the awards, here are this years winners!  Did your picks win?

Best Actor and Actress winners Dame Helen Mirren ("The Audience") and Luke Treadaway ("The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time")

Best Actor and Actress winners Dame Helen Mirren (“The Audience”) and Luke Treadaway (“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”)

Best Revival: Long Day’s Journey into Night

Mastercard Best New Play: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Best Director: Marianne Elliot (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time)

Best Actor: Luke Treadaway (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time)

Best Actress: Helen Mirren (The Audience)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Richard McCabe (The Audience)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Nicola Walker (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time)

Best Musical Revival: Sweeney Todd

Best New Musical: Top Hat

Best Actor in a Musical: Michael Ball (Sweeney Todd)

Best Actress in a Musical: Imelda Staunton (Sweeney Todd)

Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical: Leigh Zimmerman (A Chorus Line)

BBC Radio 2 Audience Award: Billy Elliot the Musical

White Light Award for Lighting Design: Paule Constable (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time)

Best Sound Design: Ian Dickinson and Adrian Sutton (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time)

Best Costume Design: Jon Morrell (Top Hat)

XL Video Award for Best Set Design: Bunny Christie and Finn Ross (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time)

Autograph Sound Award for Best Theatre Choreographer: Bill Deamer (Top Hat)

Best New Dance Production: Aeternum, by the Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House, choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon

Outstanding Achievement in Dance: Marianela Núñez for Aeternum, Diana & Actaeon and Viscera, by the Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House

Best New Opera Production: Einstein On The Beach by Robert Wilson and Philip Glass with choreography by Lucinda Childs

Outstanding Achievement in Opera: Bryan Hymel for his performance in Les Troyens, Robert Le Diable and Rusalka at the Royal Opera

Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre: The season of new writing at the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs at the Royal Court

Best Entertainment and Family: Goodnight Mister Tom

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