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The Stage Awards have announced an eclectic but unsurprising shortlist for their 2020 ceremony, which will take place at the Royal Opera House on the 31st of January. The awards will celebrate a wide range of talents and achievements, from fringe theatres to international awards to production and will ring in the new year with fresh recognition of 2019's theatrical excellency.

Regional theatre of the year

Derby Theatre, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, Sheffield Theatres

London theatre of the year

Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch, Theatre Royal Stratford East, The London Palladium

Fringe theatre of the year

Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle, The Bunker Theatre, London, Orange Tree Theatre, London

Theatre building of the year

Boulevard Theatre, London, Leeds Playhouse, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London

Producer of the year

ATG Productions, Fuel, Michael Harrison Entertainment

International award

Coronet Theatre, London, Milo Rau, Selladoor Worldwide

Innovation award

& Juliet for its Smash Hits marketing campaign, Artistic Directors of the Future for its work to diversify theatre boards, Immersive LDN for providing a hub for immersive theatre in London

Achievement in technical theatre

Ben and Max Ringham, and the entire team of Anna at the National Theatre, Sheffield Theatres’ creative and production team for its work on Life of Pi, Young Vic’s production team for the scratch performances of Death of a Salesman

Image credit: Brinkhoff Mogenburg


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