Iwan Rheon wins Olivier Award
March 23, 2010
has won the Olivier Award for Best Supporting Performance in a Musical at this year's Olivier Awards.
Iwan's nomination reflects his performance as Moritz in Spring Awakening
, which transferred into the West End from the Lyric Hammersmith. At the time, Nicholas de Jongh
called him "infinitely poignant" in The Evening Standard
, while Michael Coveney
wrote that Iwan and his co-stars "knock any TV talent show contestants and winners of recent times into a total cocked hat."
won four awards in total, including Best Actor in a Musical and Best New Musical.
Meanwhile, Mike Bartlett's Cock
- which starred Katherine Parkinson
- was named Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre.
The winners were announced on 21st March at London's Grosvenor House Hotel.