West End Wilma, the mother and son theatre blogging duo, have announced the winners of the 5th annual Wilma Awards which took place on Sunday 4 November 2018 at the Arts Theatre in London’s West End.
This year saw eleven acts recognised in categories such as Best Understudy (Jordan Fox ‘Kinky Boots’), Rising Star (Sophie Isaacs) and Best Cabaret/Solo Performance (I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical).
Three brand new award categories have also been introduced for 2018 – Best Solo Recording (Carrie Hope Fletcher ‘When The Curtain Falls’), Best Supporting Cast Member in a West End Show (Danielle Steers ‘Bat Out Of Hell’) and Best West End Ensemble Performer (Jack Butterworth ‘Hamilton’).
West End Wilma Awards 2018 – The Full Winners List
Best Touring Production
Best Cabaret/Solo Performance
I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical (Live at Zedel)
Jordan Fox (Kinky Boots – Adelphi Theatre)
Best Solo Recording
Carrie Hope Fletcher (When The Curtain Falls)
Best Supporting Cast Member in a West End Show
Danielle Steers (Bat Out Of Hell – Dominion Theatre)
Best West End Ensemble Performer
Jack Butterworth (Hamilton – Victoria Palace Theatre)
Best Performer In An Off-West End Show
Carrie Hope Fletcher (Heathers)
Best Performer In A West End Show
Sharon Sexton (Bat Out Of Hell – Dominion Theatre)
Best Off-West End Show
Heathers (The Other Palace)
Best West End Show
Hamilton (Victoria Palace Theatre)
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