Andrew Garfield

'Hamilton' leads race with 13 Olivier Awards nominations

The West End production of "Hamilton" leads the field for Britain's biggest theater awards, the Oliviers.

Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical about U.S. founding father Alexander Hamilton opened in London in December.

The show, whose varied score ranges from pop ballads to sexy R&B to rap battles, is nominated in 13 categories, including best new musical. Jamael Westman, in the title role, and Giles Terera as Aaron Burr are both nominated for best actor in a musical.

Other contenders for an Olivier in acting include Bryan Cranston for "Network," Andrew Garfield for "Angels in America" and Imelda Staunton, nominated for both...