Awards

1986 LONDON – Olivier Awards

  • Outstanding Performance in a Musical – Michael Crawford
  • Musical of the Year

1986 LONDON  - Evening Standard Theatre Awards

  • Best Musical

1988 NEW YORK – Tony Awards

  • Best Musical
  • Leading Actor in a Musical – Michael Crawford
  • Featured Actress in a Musical – Judy Kaye (Carlotta)
  • Director (Musical) - Hal Prince
  • Set Designer - Maria Bjornson
  • Costume Designer - Maria Bjornson
  • Lighting Designer - Andrew Bridge

1988 NEW YORK – Drama Desk Awards

  • Outstanding Director of a Musical – Hal Prince
  • Outstanding Actor in a Musical  – Michael Crawford
  • Outstanding Music – Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Outstanding Orchestration – David Cullen and Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Outstanding Set Design – Maria Bjornson
  • Outstanding Costume Design – Maria Bjornson
  • Outstanding Lighting Design – Andrew Bridge

1988 NEW YORK – Outer Critics Circle Awards

  • Best Broadway Musical
  • Best Actor (Musical) – Michael Crawford
  • Best Set Design – Maria Bjornson
  • Best Costume DesignMaria Bjornson
  • Best Lighting Design – Andrew Bridge

1989/90 LOS ANGELES – Drama Critics Awards

  • Leading Performance - Michael Crawford
  • Best Set Design - Maria Bjornson
  • Best Costume Design - Maria Bjornson
  • Best Lighting Design – Andrew Bridge

1989/90 TORONTO – Dora Mavor Moore Awards

  • Outstanding Production
  • Outstanding Male Performance – Colm Wilkinson
  • Outstanding Direction – Hal Prince
  • Outstanding Set Design – Maria Bjornson
  • Outstanding Costume Design – Maria Bjornson
  • Outstanding Lighting Design – Andrew Bridge

1989/90 STOCKHOLM – Guldmasken Awards

  • Best Scenography/Set Decoration – Maria Bjornson
  • Best Leading Actor – Mikael Samuelson (Phantom)
  • Best Supporting Actor – Bert-Ake Varg (Firmin)
  • Jury’s Special Prize: Producer – Goran Lindgren

1989/90 SWEDEN – Svenska Dagbladets Operapris

  • Mikael Samuelson (Phantom)

1990 AUSTRALIA – Mo Awards

  • Musical Theatre Performer of the Year – Anthony Warlow
  • Supporting Female Musical Theatre Performer – Christa Leahmann
  • Male Musical Theatre Performer – Anthony Warlow
  • Female Musical Theatre Performer – Marina Prior
  • Musical Theatre Production – The Phantom of the Opera

1991 AUSTRALIA – Victorian Tourism and Australian Hotels Association Awards

  • Best Tourist Attraction – The Phantom of the Opera / Melbourne

1991 AUSTRALIA – Womens Weekly Golden Gavel Awards

  • Miscellaneous – The Phantom of the Opera / Melbourne

1991 AUSTRALIA – Australian Tourism Awards

  • Award of Distinction in Festivals and Special Events – The Phantom of the Opera/Melbourne

1991 AUSTRALIA – Victorian Green Room Awards

  • Production – Cameron Mackintosh
  • Direction - Harold Prince
  • Set Design – Maria Bjornson
  • Costume Design – Maria Bjornson
  • Male Performer in a Leading Role – Anthony Warlow
  • Female Performer in a Leading Role – Marina Prior

1999/2001 UK – Group Leisure Industry Award

  • Best Theatre Production

2002 LONDON – Olivier Awards

  • Audience Award for Most Popular Show