The 2020 Olivier selections are here and among the ritzy line up of musicals, shows, and dramatizations is Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner, another play by youthful dark writer Jasmine Lee-Jones.
Seven Methods, which appeared at Royal Court Theater in London in 2019, is the principal play by Londoner Lee-Jones and has been named in the Outstanding Achievement In An Affiliate Theater, demonstrating there’s some genuine dark young lady enchantment happening this year among the Olivier assignments. The play fixates on social apportionment, misogynoir, online culture, and eccentricity.
A year ago Lee-Jones won the Best Writer and Stage Debut Award. Addressing Vogue in July 2019, Lee-Jones said she was propelled to compose the play in light of the fact that “there aren’t that numerous contemporary theater portrayals of dark ladies that aren’t recoveries of work from the 1990s.” She included, “despite the fact that I composed the play, I have a feeling that it’s been composed by all the youthful dark ladies throughout my life.”
Lee-Jones is one of various dark creatives and on-screen characters being perceived for the current year for an Olivier grant. Sharon D Clarke was assigned for Best Actress for her job as Linda in Death of Salesman at the Young Vic (she additionally stars in Blues in the Night, named for Outstanding Achievement In An Affiliate Theater). From a similar cast, Arinze Arinzé is named for Best Supporting Actor and Wendell Pierce for Best Actor. What’s more, Death of Salesman’s Miranda Cromwell, who distinguishes as blended race, is designated for Best Director close by her co-chief Marianne Elliott. Mariam-Teak Lee got an assignment for best entertainer in a melodic for her exhibition in and Juliet (which has a sum of nine designations). What’s more, Ballet Black at Royal Opera got an assignment for Our Lady of Kibeho.