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    Who won at the 2019 Black British Theatre Awards?

    Last night, the inaugural Black British Theatre Awards took place in a ceremony held at The Old Finsbury Town Hall in Islington and hosted by Strictly's Ore Oduba. The new awards show, which is the first of its kind to honour Black British talents in theatrical entertainment, closed Black History Month UK with a bang! Find out the lucky winners of the first-ever BBTAs below.

    Who won at the 2019 Black British Theatre Awards?
    Ore Oduba hosted an unprecedented evening at the inaugural BBTAs

    2019 Black British Theatre Award winners in full

    Best Director for a Play or Musical
    - Lynette Linton; Sweat:
    Gielgud Theatre
    Best Producer
    - Tobi Kyeremateng; Babylon Festival:
     Bush Theatre
    Best Choreographer
    - Shelley Maxwell; Equus:
    Theatre Royal Stratford East
    Best Opera Production
    - Porgy and Bess;
    English National Opera: London Coliseum
    Best Dance Performance in a Dance Production
    - Prentice Whitlow; Rite of Spring: Phoenix Dance Theatre:
    Sadlers Wells
    Best Dance Production
    - Phoenix Dance Theatre; Rite of Spring: Sadlers Wells
    Light and Sound Recognition Award
    - Tony Gayle
    Set Design Recognition Award
    - Sadeysa Greenaway-Bailey
    Book and Lyrics Recognition Award
    - Debbie Tucker Green
    Musical Director Recognition Award
    - Benjamin Kwasi Burrell
    Best Supporting Female Actor in a Play
    - Michelle Greenidge; Nine Night: National Theatre
    Best Female Actor in a Play
    - Gloria Williams: Bullet Hole:
    Park Theatre
    Best Supporting Male Actor in a Play
    - Lenny Henry: King Hedley II: Theatre Royal Stratford East
    Best Male Actor in a Play
    - Arinzé Kene; Misty: Bush Theatre
    Best Production for a Play
    - The Half God of Rainfall:
    Kiln Theatre & Fuel
    Best Supporting Male Actor in a Musical
    - Cavin Cornwall; Jesus Christ Superstar:
    Barbican Theatre
    Best Male Actor in a Musical
    - Layton Williams;
    Everybody's Talking About Jamie: Apollo Theatre
    Best Supporting Female Actor in a Musical
    - Beverley Knight; Sylvia:
    The Old Vic
    Best Female Actor in a Musical
    - Sharon D. Clarke
    ; Caroline or Change:
    Playhouse Theatre
    Best Musical Production
    - Hamilton; Victoria Palace Theatre
    Recent Graduate Award
    - Amara Okereke; Arts Educational Schools, London
    Best Teacher of Performing Arts as a Subject Award
    - Angeline Bell, The Urdang Academy
    Lifetime Recognition Award
    - Sharon D. Clarke

    Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels

    Ephram is a jack of all trades and enjoys attending theatre, classical music concerts and the opera.

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