The 2019 Critics' Circle Theatre Awards were held at the West End’s Prince Of Wales Theatre on
11th February 2020, in which the Best New Play Award is won by A Very Expensive Poison and the
Best New Musical Award is won by Come From Away.
The Best Actress Award is given to Juliet Stevenson for her role in The Doctor at the Almeida
Theatre. Sharon D. also won the Best Actress Award for her performance in Death of a Salesman at
the Piccadilly Theatre. The Best Actor Award was decided to be given to Andrew Scott for his
appearance in Present Laughter at the Old Vic.
The other winners of 2019 Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards include Sam Tutty(Most promising
newcomer) for Dear Evan Hansen at the Noel Coward Theatre, Tom Scutt (Best designer) for A Very
Expensive Poison at the Old Vic, Paule Constable (Special award for services to theatre), Jasmine
Lee-Jones (Most promising playwright) for Seven Methods Of killing Kylie Jenner at the Royal Court,
Hammed Animashun (Best Shakespearean performance) for A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the
Bridge Theatre and Jamie Lloyd (Best director) for Cyrano de Bergerac at the Playhouse Theatre,
Betrayal at the Harold Pinter Theatre and for Evita at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.