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Jessie Buckley Takes ‘Olivier Award’ For Best Actress In A Musical.

It comes as no surprise that Irish star Jessie Buckley was one of the winners at the Olivier Awards in London’s Royal Albert Hall on last night, winning “Best Actress in a Musical” for her outstanding performance as ‘Sally Bowles’ in the West End revival of “Cabaret”.

Ms Jessie Buckley singing ‘No Place Like Home’ From “Wild Rose”.

The Killarney native and Ursuline Convent Thurles educated, actress collected her award at the annual theatre celebrations in the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Ms Buckley had also been among the “Best Supporting Actress” nominees at this year’s Oscars, for her performance in the film “The Lost Daughter”, which is currently available for viewing on NETFLIX.

In all “Cabaret” scooped 7 awards out of a total of 11 nominations on the night, including awards for Miss Buckley’s co-stars Mr Eddie Redmayne, who took “Best Actor in a Musical” for his portrayal of ‘Emcee’.
Ms Liza Sadovy was awarded “Best Supporting Actress” and Mr Elliot Levey who was awarded “Best Supporting Actor”.

The Musical “Cabaret” was also named “Best Musical Revival”, “Best Sound”, with Ms Rebecca Frecknall named as ‘Best Director’.

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