Musical Theatre Graduate Makes Rising Star Shortlist in West End Wilma Awards

By Gemma Cross


A Leeds Conservatoire Musical Theatre graduate is shortlisted for the Rising Star accolade at the eighth annual West End Wilma Awards. The Wilma Awards, launched in November 2014, celebrate the best of UK theatre.

This year’s Wilma Awards categories cover performances that took place between May 2022 and August 2023. Theatre lovers nominated who they thought should make the shortlist and a public vote, open now, will decide the winners.

The categories are as follows:

  • Best Touring Production
  • Best Cabaret/Solo Performance
  • Rising Star
  • Best Understudy
  • Best West End Ensemble Performer
  • Best Takeover in a Role
  • Best Performer in a West End Show
  • Best Performer in an Off-West End Show
  • Best Off-West End Show
  • Best West End Show

The Wilma Awards will take place on Sunday 21 January 2024 at Leicester Square Theatre in the West End of London. We wish Elliot the best of luck.



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