Laurence Olivier Award for Best Director of a Musical

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Laurence Olivier Award
for Best Director of a Musical
Awarded for Best Director of a Musical
Location  United Kingdom
Presented by The Society of London Theatre
Currently held by Scott Ellis for She Loves Me (1995)
Official website Olivier Awards.com

The Laurence Olivier Award for Best Director of a Musical was an annual award presented by The Society of London Theatre in recognition of achievements in commercial British theatre. The awards were established as the Society of West End Theatre Awards in 1976, and, renamed in 1984 in honour of English actor Lord Olivier.

The Best Director award was briefly divided in 1991, introducing this award as well as Best Director of a Play. The two awards were later retired in 1995.

Winners and nominees[edit]

1990s[edit]

Year Director Production
1991
Richard Jones Into the Woods
Charles Augins Five Guys Named Moe
Ian Judge Show Boat
Steven Pimlott Sunday in the Park with George
1992
Simon Callow Carmen Jones
Judi Dench The Boys from Syracuse
Ken Hill The Phantom of the Opera
Steven Pimlott Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
1993
Nicholas Hytner Carousel
Sam Mendes Assassins
Mike Ockrent Crazy for You
Harold Prince Kiss of the Spider Woman
1994
Declan Donnellan Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Michael Blakemore City of Angels
John Caird The Beggar's Opera
Sam Mendes Cabaret
1995
Scott Ellis She Loves Me
Sam Mendes Oliver!
David Toguri and Gwenda Hughes Once on This Island

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