Factbox: Laurence Olivier Award nominations announced

Mon Feb 7, 2011 10:21am EST
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(Reuters) - Britain's top theater awards, the Oliviers, will be handed out on March 13.

Following is a list of the nominees in the main categories:

- Best actress: Tracie Bennett/End of the Rainbow; Nancy Carroll/After the Dance; Tamsin Greig/The Little Dog Laughed; Sophie Thompson/Clybourne Park

- Best Actor: Roger Allam/Henry IV Parts 1 & 2; Derek Jacobi/King Lear; Rory Kinnear/Hamlet; Mark Rylance/La Bete; David Suchet/All My Sons

- Best actress in a supporting role: Sarah Goldberg/Clybourne Park; Anastasia Hille/The Master Builder; Gina McKee/King Lear; Rachael Stirling/An Ideal Husband; Michelle Terry/Tribes

- Best actor in a supporting role: James Laurenson/Hamlet; Hilton McRae/End of the Rainbow; Lee Ross/Birdsong; Adrian Scarborough/After the Dance

- MasterCard best new play: Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris; End of the Rainbow by Peter Quilter; Sucker Punch by Roy Williams; The Little Dog Laughed by Douglas Carter Beane; Tribes by Nina Raine

- Best musical revival: Into the Woods; Passion; Sweet Charity

- Best new musical: Fela!; Legally Blonde - The Musical; Love Never Dies; Love Story   Continued...

<p>British actor Mark Rylance, nominated for an Olivier Award - Best Actor for his performance in "La Bete," talks to the media as he arrives to attend the 2010 Laurence Olivier Awards in central London March 21, 2010. REUTERS/Jas Lehal</p>