News: Voting is now open for the seventh, annual, West End Wilma Awards

May 31, 2022
News: Voting is now open for the seventh, annual, West End Wilma Awards

West End Wilma, the mother and son theatre blogging duo, are delighted to announce that voting is now open for the seventh, annual, Wilma Awards in association with Free@Last TV Ltd.

This year’s ceremony will take place on Sunday 31 July 2022, 7.30pm, at Leicester Square Theatre in London. Entertainment Sponsor Box Office Radio.

10% of ticket sales will be donated to Mousetrap Theatre Projects to help create more accessible theatre.

This year, for the first time, theatre lovers were able to nominate who they think should make the shortlist (usually done by the West End Wilma team) and the public can now vote for who they would like to see win.



The shortlisted nominees are:

Best Touring Production
Sponsored by The Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Bat Out Of Hell
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Les Miserables
The Cher Show

Best Cabaret/Solo Performance
Sponsored by Phoenix Arts Club

Lucie Jones Live at the Adelphi
Rob Madge – My Son’s A Queer But What Can You Do at Turbine Theatre
Mike Christie Live at Zedel
An Evening Without Kate Bush at Soho Theatre
Judy – Reimagined at Clapham Grand

Rising Star
Sponsored by Concord Theatricals

Bethany Terry
Jak Malone
Morgan Gregory
Hannah Lowther
Gabrielle Brooks

Best Takeover in A Role
Sponsored by Towngate Theatre

Amy Lennox – Cabaret
Lucie Jones – Wicked
Alice Fearn – Come From Away
Keala Settle – & Juliet
Fra Fee – Cabaret

Best Understudy

Emily Benjamin – Cabaret
Hannah Lowther – Heathers
Lauren Byrne – Cinderella
Danielle Fiamanya as Elsa
Joel Harper Jackson – Cock

Best West End Ensemble Performer
Sponsored by Sherman Theatrical Entertainment

Bethany Terry – Cabaret
Hannah Lowther – Heathers
Nic Myers – Back To The Future
Alex Charles – Pretty Woman

Best Performer in A West End Show
Sponsored by The Theatre Cafe

Anna Jane Casey – Cabaret
Cassidy Janson – & Juliet
Jordan Luke Gage – Bonnie & Clyde
Victoria Hamilton Barritt – Cinderella
Katie Brayben – Girl From The North Country

Best Performer In An Off-West End Show

Ailsa Davidson – Heathers
Alex Young – Anyone Can Whistle
Jak Malone – Operation Mincemeat
Carly Mercedes Dyer – Anything Goes
Danielle Steers – The Cher Show
Joel Montague – Chicago

Best Off-West End Show

Anyone Can Whistle – Southwark Playhouse
Broken Wings – Charing Cross Theatre
Heathers – The Other Palace
Operation Mincemeat at Southwark Playhouse

Best West End Show
Sponsored by Theatrical Rights Worldwide

Back To The Future – Adelphi Theatre
Get Up, Stand Up The Bob Marley Musical – Lyric Theatre
& Juliet – Shaftesbury Theatre
Cabaret – Playhouse Theatre
Amelie – Criterion Theatre