|Laurence Olivier Award|
for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical
|Awarded for||Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical|
|Presented by||The Society of London Theatre|
|Currently held by||Cassidy Janson for & Juliet (2020)|
The Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical is an annual award presented by The Society of London Theatre in recognition of achievements in commercial British theatre. The awards were established as the Society of West End Theatre Awards in 1976, and, renamed in 1984 in honour of English actor Lord Olivier.
The award had been given as a singular award for Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical from 1991 to when it was separated for the first time for the 2015 awards.
Winners and nominees
|Cassidy Janson||& Juliet||Anne Hathaway|
|Lucy Anderson||Dear Evan Hansen||Zoe Murphy|
|Petula Clark||Mary Poppins||Bird Woman|
|Lauren Ward||Dear Evan Hansen||Cynthia Murphy|
- Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
- Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical
- London Theatre Guide (2008). "The Laurence Olivier Awards: Full List of Winners, 1976-2008" (.PDF). 1976-2008. The Society of London Theatre: 20. Retrieved 2008-08-30. Cite journal requires