12 December 2011

Whatsonstage Awards 2012 nominees announced!

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The Whatsonstage.com Awards have opened the votes for the public to decide the winner of each catagory, with the nominee’s having just recently been announced.

Ghost The Musical and Matilda The Musical are set for big wins as they both received nine nominations each. They shall battle it out in awards such as Best New Musical, Best Actress in a Musical and Best Actor in a Musical.

The shortlists were decided by over 11,000 theatre-goers who are supporting their favourite shows and performers. The voting will close at the end of January 2012 and the awards concert shall take part on 19 February.

Joining Ghost and Matilda for Best New Musical is Betty Blue Eyes, London Road, Rock of Ages and Shrek the Musical.

The title of ‘Best West End Show’ is being fought between Jersey Boys, Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera, War Horse, We Will Rock You and Wicked.

Ex-Doctor Who stars David Tennant and Catherine Tate are up for the Theatre Event of the Year title after they reunited on stage for Much Ado About Nothing. They shall be up against The Phantom of the Opera’s 25th anniversary concert at the Royal Albert Hall, which was screened to cinemas worldwide.

To find out more about the nominations, or to vote, visit the whatsonstage website here.

Author: Sian Borrill

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