The Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical 2017

For the third year running, BBC Radio 2 is proud to be hosting the Radio 2 Audience Award For Best Musical as part of The Evening Standard Theatre Awards, in which you can vote for your favourite production.

Now in their 64th year, The Evening Standard Theatre Awards celebrate the greatest performances and productions in London's Theatreland.

BBC Radio 2 has always been a big fan of theatre - be it in London's West End, nationally around the country or on Broadway - and this year is no different as we ask you to vote to decide who will win this coveted award.

Last year’s award was presented to the Regents Park Open Air Theatre production of Jesus Christ Superstar.

The Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical will be announced on the 3rd December 2017, and Radio 2’s and Ken Bruce and Anneka Rice will be broadcasting backstage from the awards.

The vote is open from 13:00 on 15 October 2017 to 23:59 on 29 October 2017.

*Due to a manual error, The Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical vote closed at 22:59 on Sunday 29th October. We apologise to anyone who tried to vote between 23:00 and 23:59. We have analysed the vote, including the activity on the vote page in the final hour and we are confident the result is fair and valid. The results will be announced on the 3rd December 2017, and Radio 2’s Ken Bruce and Anneka Rice will be broadcasting backstage from the awards.

The seven shortlisted musicals are:

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4

The Menier Chocolate Factory

Bat Out of Hell - The Musical

London Coliseum

Dreamgirls

Savoy Theatre

Follies

National Theatre (Olivier)

School of Rock

New London Theatre

An American in Paris

Dominion Theatre

She Loves Me

The Menier Chocolate Factory

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