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17 February: Voting for round one of the This Morning Audience Award opened
The first round of voting for the much coveted This Morning Audience Award, the only Olivier Award to be chosen by public vote, opened. The first stage of voting closed on 5 March, and the four shortlisted shows were announced on 9 March, when voting reopened.
As the reigning winner, 2014’s Audience Award winner Les Misérables, was not included in this year’s list of 16 eligible shows.
5 March: Voting for round one of the This Morning Audience Award closed at 12:00
9 March: Nominations announced
The nominees for London theatre's most prestigious prizes were revealed in an exciting event presented by acclaimed actors James McAvoy and Lesley Manville at the luxurious Rosewood London, the Olivier Awards’ official hotel partner.
The announcement was broadcast via live stream on websites including those of the Olivier Awards, Tony Awards, Official London Theatre and The Guardian.
Voting for round two of the This Morning Audience Award opened.
10 April: Voting for round two of the This Morning Audience Award shortlist closes at 12:00
12 April: Olivier Awards 2015 with MasterCard
The climax of London theatre's awards season, the Olivier Awards ceremony celebrates a fantastic year of entertainment in the theatre capital of the world. The 2015 ceremony will once again be held at the Royal Opera House with stars of the stage and screen, along with distinguished guests from the arts and culture scene, coming together for an evening of award-giving and incredible, specially-created entertainment.
Theatre fans can follow news updates on www.olivierawards.com and Twitter, and see the very best bits of the ceremony – the incredible performances, the glamorous outfits, the touching speeches – in a special highlights show on ITV broadcast shortly after the conclusion of proceedings at the Royal Opera House.