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The West End Wilma Awards return for the eighth year, celebrating the best of UK theatre.

Tickets now on sale for the ceremony on 21 January 2024 at the Leicester Square Theatre.

Public nominations now open – vote for who you want to see shortlisted.

We are delighted to announce the eighth, annual, West End Wilma Awards, this year in association with Sherman Theatrical Entertainment, will take place on Sunday 21 January 2024 at Leicester Square Theatre in the West End of London. The Entertainment Sponsor for this year will be Free@Last TV Ltd. Tim McArthur returns to host for the eighth year.
Tickets are on sale now, priced at £24.50.
There are a very limited number of VIP tickets, priced at £49.50, which includes a front row seat, a signed programme (by the performers on the day) and access to watch the exclusive soundcheck before the show.
20% of ticket sales will be donated to Go Live Theatre Projects to help create more accessible theatre.
Public voting
The West End Wilma Awards launched in November 2014, to help celebrate the best of UK Theatre. Theatre lovers nominate who they think should make the shortlist and then it is put to public vote to decide the winners. 
Shows and artists with the most votes will be shortlisted and put to public vote to choose the winners from 20 October.
The categories
This year’s aware categories (valid for performances that took place between May 2022 – August 2023) are:
Best Touring Production
Sponsored by Trafalgar Theatres
Best Cabaret/Solo Performance
Sponsored by Phoenix Arts Club
Best Takeover in A Role
Sponsored by Healthy Tailz: Physio for Dogs
Best Understudy
Sponsored by Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Best West End Ensemble Performer
Sponsored by Overtures Piano Bar
Best Performer in A West End Show
Best Performer In An Off-West End Show
Sponsored by Brixton House
Rising Star
Sponsored by R B Emerson Ltd
Best Off-West End Show
Sponsored by ShowFilmFirst
Best West End Show
Sponsored by Theatrical Rights Worldwide
Huge thanks to our 2023 sponsors

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