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The Stage Debut Awards 2018: the nominees in full

Now in their second year, The Stage Debut Awards [1] are the only UK awards that specifically recognise breakthrough theatre talent, celebrating emerging actors and creatives from around the country. The winners will be announced at the ceremony on September 23, 2018. Here is the full list of shortlisted nominees…


Best actress in a play

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Best actor in a play

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Best actor in a musical

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Best actress in a musical

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Best director

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Best designer

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Best composer or lyricist

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Best writer

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The Joe Allen Best West End Debut

The Joe Allen Best West End Debut is the only category open to a public vote. Cast your vote here. [42]