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Sonia Friedman and Danielle Tarento nominated for The Stage Awards 2015

Danielle Tarento has online bloggers, claiming many are not “proper writers”. Photo: Scott Matthewman
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Sonia Friedman and Danielle Tarento will battle it out for producer of the year at The Stage Awards 2015, which also sees the Liverpool Everyman, London’s Young Vic and Leicester’s Curve pick up nominations.

Friedman – producer of King Charles III and Shakespeare in Love – and Tarento, who produced Dogfight in 2014 – have been nominated opposite Playful Productions in the producer section. Playful co-produced Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies last year.

Leicester’s Curve has been nominated in the regional theatre of the year category, against the Nuffield in Southampton and the Ustinov Studio in Bath.

Meanwhile, the Liverpool Everyman is up for theatre building of the year, opposite Paines Plough’s Roundabout Theatre and the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in London.

In the fringe theatre of the year section London’s Park Theatre and Southwark Playhouse are up against Edinburgh venue Summerhall.

The Stage Awards honour the best of British and international theatre and will be presented on January 31.


The nominations in full:


London theatre of the year, sponsored by Haagen-Dazs 

Young Vic Theatre

Almeida Theatre

Unicorn Theatre


Fringe theatre of the year, sponsored by Encore Insure

Park Theatre, London

Southwark Playhouse, London

Summerhall, Edinburgh


Regional theatre of the year, sponsored by Audience Systems

Nuffield, Southampton

Ustinov Studio, Bath Theatre Royal

Curve, Leicester


Theatre building of the year, sponsored by Richard Pilbrow

Roundabout Theatre, Paines Plough

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare’s Globe

Liverpool Everyman


Producer of the year, sponsored by Ticketmaster

Sonia Friedman

Playful Productions

Danielle Tarento


School of the year, sponsored by Nick Hern Books

Fourth Monkey

National Centre for Circus Arts

Young Everyman Playhouse, Liverpool


International, sponsored by Nyman Libson Paul

Barbican Centre

Shakespeare’s Globe

Richard Jordan

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