The musical, written by Lin-Manuel Miranda walked away with 7 awards, including Best Musical.
Hip hop sensation Hamilton was the big victor at this year's Oliviers, receiving seven awards including best new musical.
The historical hip-hop musical swept the board winning seven awards, including best new musical.
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Other contenders in acting categories include Bryan Cranston for "Network", Andrew Garfield for "Angels in America" and Imelda Staunton, nominated for both "Follies" and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?".
Named for the late British actor Laurence Olivier, the prizes honor achievements in London theater, musicals, dance and opera. Winners in most categories are chosen by a panel of stage professionals and theatre-goers.
But organisers have been slammed by actors and industry greats, after they forgot to mention Sir Peter Hall, founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company in its In Memoriam segment.
Taking home the coveted Olivier trophy for "Best New Play" was Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman, which is transferring to Broadway's Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre from October 2, 2018. Giles Terera and Michael Jibson, playing the roles of Aaron Burr and King George III, respectively, were among the musical's big winners.