Sheffield Theatres' MY FAIR LADY Receives 2014 WhatsOnStage Award Nomination
Sheffield Theatres has announced that its production of My Fair Lady has been nominated for Best Regional Production at this year's WhatsOnStage Awards.
The sensational sell-out production of My Fair Lady, which was recently nominated for Best Musical Production in the UK Theatre Awards, ran from December 2012 to January 2013. It tells the story of an unlikely romance between a flower girl and a professor and starred Dominic West (Othello, The Wire) and Carly Bawden (Whistle Down The Wind, Evita). It was directed by Sheffield Theatres' Artistic Director, Daniel Evans.
The WhatsOnStage Awards are the only major theatre awards to be decided by the public. To vote for My Fair Lady in the Best Regional Production category, go to http://awards.whatsonstage.com. Voting closes on Friday 31 January 2014.
Speaking about the nomination, Dan Bates, Chief Executive said: 'What a wonderful way to round off what has been a phenomenal award-winning year for Sheffield Theatres. My Fair Lady was a truly special production to work on. We were incredibly proud of the quality of the craftsmanship that went into making the show and the outstanding performances from our cast of 22. In the year that we are The Stage 100 Regional Theatre of the Year, it is thrilling to know that with this WhatsOnStage nomination, the public are reaffirming Sheffield Theatres' position at the forefront of UK regional theatre.'
The WhatsOnStage Awards will be presented at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London's West End on Sunday 23 February 2014.